Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment

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Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment
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Directed by Peter Wintonick
Produced by Adam Symansky
Éric Michel
Written by Kirwan Cox
Cinematography Francis Miquet
Edited by Marlo Miazga
Release date
Running time
103 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment is 1999 Canadian documentary film directed by Peter Wintonick about cinéma vérité filmmaking. The film looks at the work of such notable documentary filmmakers as Jean Rouch, Frederick Wiseman, and Barbara Kopple and Robert Drew, as well as the contributions of the National Film Board of Canada through such films as Lonely Boy. The film also looks at the influence of cinéma vérité on the pioneering found footage horror film The Blair Witch Project, and interviews video-auteur Floria Sigismondi. Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment was produced by the NFB.[1][2][3][4]


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