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Title:
Cameraperson
ISBN:
9781681432588
Edition:
Director-approved two-DVD special edition, Widescreen.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
General Note:
Documentary films.

"For the past 25 years I've worked as a documentary cinematographer. I originally shot the following footage for other films, but here I ask you to see it as my memoir. These are the images that have marked me and leave me wondering still"--Opening frames.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.

Program content: ©2016.

Excerpts from: I came to testify, Audrie and Daisy, Cradle of champions, The edge of joy, Derrida, The way we are living, This very life, Pray the devil back to hell, Citizenfour, A Thousand Mothers, Veri semi-serious, Throw down your heart, Two towns of Jasper, The oath, Trapped, Happy valley, Fahrenheit 9/11, The joy of extreme possibility, Buffalo returns, Ladies first, Born to fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. gravity, Darfur now, Virgin tales, Here one day, 1971.

Special features: New high-definition digital master; Editing 'Cameraperson,' a new program featuring director Kirsten Johnson, producers Marilyn Ness and Danielle Varga, and editors Nels Bangerter and Amanda Laws; In the Service of the Film, a roundtable conversation with Johnson, producer Gini Reticker, and sound recordists Wellington Bowler and Judy Karp; Excerpts from two 2016 film festival talks with Johnson, including one between her and filmmaker Michael Moore; The Above, a 2015 short film by Johnson; Trailer; and an essay by filmmaker Michael Almereyda and reprinted writings by Johnson.
Contents:
disc one. Cameraperson; trailer -- disc two. [Special features].
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Summary:
A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home with the director: Kirsten Johnson weaves these scenes and others into her film, a tapestry of footage captured over her twenty-five-year career as a documentary cinematographer.
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A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home with the director: Kirsten Johnson weaves these scenes and others into her film, a tapestry of footage captured over her 25-year career as a documentary cinematographer.


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