Milestones May 22, 1995

DIED. MARIA LUISA BEMBERG, 73, Latin America's foremost female film director; of stomach cancer; in Buenos Aires. Bemberg came to cinema relatively late in life, directing her first film at the age of 59. Typical of her feminist oeuvre was the Oscar-nominated Camila (1984), a melodrama of an aristocratic young woman who seeks romantic happiness with a Catholic priest.

DIED. ED LANGE, 75, photographer-nudist; in Los Angeles. Lange regularly contributed to the pages of Vogue and Life, but his true passion was the "clothing-optional" movement. He began publishing pronudist screeds in 1961 and in 1967 opened the Elysium Institute in L.A.'s...

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