UNCROPPED rediscovers the work of James Hamilton, one of the great chroniclers of the cultural history of America. For over four decades working as a staff photographer at publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Observer and most notably, The Village Voice, Hamilton captured some of the most remarkable people and stories of the last half century. A New York legend himself, Hamilton created iconic images of musicians like Charles Mingus, Patti Smith, and Lou Reed, took intimate portraits of everyone from Liza Minnelli to … Read More


Fine Print Pictures

Fine Print Pictures is an independent production company based in New York City founded by D.W. Young, Judith Mizrachy, and Dan Wechsler. Their critically-acclaimed documentary THE BOOKSELLERS premiered at the New York Film Festival in 2019 and was released in the U.S. by Greenwich Entertainment and sold internationally by Magnolia Pictures. Collectively, their films have screened at festivals worldwide including NYFF, Sundance, DOC NYC, SXSW, and Hot Docs and have streamed on The Criterion Channel, The New Yorker, Netflix, and more.

Dan Wechsler, Producer

The Booksellers

Antiquarian booksellers are part scholar, part detective and part businessperson, and their personalities and knowledge are as broad as the material they handle. They also play an underappreciated yet essential role in preserving history. THE BOOKSELLERS takes viewers inside their small but fascinating world, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers. Executive produced by Parker Posey, the film features interviews with some of the most important dealers in the business, as well as prominent collectors, auctioneers, and writers such as Fran Lebowitz, Susan … Read More

George Koppelman and Daniel Wechsler

Announcing the Second Edition of Shakespeare’s Beehive

We are pleased to announce the publication of the second edition, revised and expanded, of Shakespeare’s Beehive: An Annotated Elizabethan Dictionary Comes to Light. A second edition became a necessity as a result of research that we conducted over the course of the past year and a half, evidence that we believe is important to share and helps to solidify and advance the credibility of our arguments and our claim. There are two entirely new chapters, including perhaps what is now the most significant of all: “Missing … Read More

George Koppelman and Daniel Wechsler

Shakespeare’s Beehive: An Annotated Elizabethan Dictionary Comes to Light

In a newly published study, Shakespeare’s Beehive: An Annotated Elizabethan Dictionary Comes to Light , antiquarian booksellers George Koppelman and Daniel Wechsler conclude that the annotations in their copy of Baret’s Alvearie purchased on eBay belong to William Shakespeare. Using example after example, the authors demonstrate how closely the annotations and Baret’s text are tied to Shakespeare’s own work. The annotator, while not once leaving his name on a page, nevertheless leaves behind an astonishing personal trail of fingerprints. Visit shakespearesbeehive.com for more information.

A Film by Dan Wechsler

More Than the Rainbow

After three decades turning his lens on New York City, taxi driver turned street photographer Matt Weber has seen it all. More Than the Rainbow not only chronicles the life and times of Weber, but becomes a vibrant conversation about the photographic medium, artistic expression, and New York City. There is no telling how many stories Weber has attempted to capture since he first started taking pictures out of the window of the cab he used to drive. But his quarter century-plus devotion to candidly depicting the lives … Read More

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