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Cinema Verite Research

Cinema verite is a genre of filmmaking that celebrates the simplicity and authenticity of reality through the obscure eye of a lens. Film was born in the late 1800’s in France from the inspiration of Edison’s Kinetoscope, which displayed moving images in a box (Rabiger 37). 2,548 more words

Film Reviews

Interview: Sean Baker, The Florida Project

Speaking to a filmmaker for the second time about their work is always a strange-ish experience, one that I lived through earlier this year with  103 more words

2015 Films

61st London Film Festival - Day 8.ii

The second film of the day was completely different. A re-mastered documentary from the 1960s. New technology had transformed the possibilities of this medium. No longer the images with a voiceover, it became possible to film and record simultaneously and two masters of the art, … 306 more words

Shot with an iPhone, Indie Film Shows Life of Brothers - Movie Review

Film critic Joan Ellis of the Two River Times wrote this review about my new iPhone film. She picked up on and wrote about the advantage of documentary filmmaking with an iPhone. 44 more words


Cameras Creating Reality: Katheryn Bigelow’s "Detroit"

Two weekends ago, we participated in the 48 Hour Film Project in Los Angeles. On friday at 7pm we were given a genre, a character, a line of dialogue, and a prop, all to be used in a four to seven-minute short film we would turn in completed 48 hours later. 525 more words


Cinema Verite: How the West Doesn't See Islam

Very interesting conversation with Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Uncommon Knowledge

Update: Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been labeled an “extremist” by the Southern Poverty Law Center.  You can read her response to this ridiculous charge here:   7 more words

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