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The Ramsgate Hovercraft live at Ramsgate Music Hall, November 21st

The Ramsgate Hovercraft will be performing live at Ramsgate Music Hall on Saturday 21st November. The line-up will include ace drummer Paula Frost and keyboard wizard Paul Naudin and the band will be joined by special guest Claire Dugué on hurdy-gurdy. 81 more words


In Jackson Heights (2015)

In Jackson Heights / Frederick Wiseman / 2015 / 

Active Ingredients: Structure; Montages; Observational acuteness
Side Effects: Less compelling aesthetically than other Wiseman films

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Cinema Verite: JFK on an Open Society

“The very word “secrecy” is repugnant in a free and open society”

(Full speech available here)


Man with a Movie Camera and the Role of Film

Erik Barnouw asks the reader in his book Documentary: A History of the Non-Fiction Film to consider the visibility of the camera in Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera. 855 more words

Academic Analyses

My List of, "10 Essential Cinéma Vérité Films"

I have been doing some ghostwriting, which I can’t talk about, but I also started writing for the popular Taste of Cinema website. Most of their articles are in the form of lists and my first list for them is now up:  21 more words

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“Every cut is a lie, but you’re telling a lie to tell the truth.”
Wolf Koenig, filmmaker

I hunger for authenticity. I want to be true to my values and the people whose stories I tell. 

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