cinema verite

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a movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director

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That visit led to a cultural exchange between Cinema Verite and our Eugene-based event, The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival, Lane County's longest-running film festival.
While Maysles' cinema verite portraits may or may not withstand the test of time, Meeropol, Stern and Sundberg do think Maysles' approach to capturing characters will be a legacy not soon forgotten.
Their approach, called cinema verite, or direct cinema, also was used in feature films, by the American director John Cassavetes and the French directors Louis Malle and Agnes Varda.
The book covers thinking about documentary, the work of the Flahertys, 1920s Soviet film and political indoctrination, 1920s European avant-garde, pre-war documentary industry in the UK and US, WWII, post-war documentary, documentary for television 1951-71, British Free and New American cinema, cinema verite, the 1970s, video, new public technologies, documentary tradition in the 21st century, and a concluding chapter on current approaches and directions.
is a heart-wrenching cinema verite style film that enters the gritty and dangerous world of Edmonton's sex trade workers.
It worked improbably well, giving the proceedings a cinema verite feel and the audience a sense of involvement.
This week Moore did not attend the annual Cinema Verite festival, the Iranian international festival for documentary films, which concludes tomorrow.
A curious amalgam of cinema verite, broadcast news, and documentary styles, reality TV has also been successfully used as a tool with which to explore social issues.
He is a realist, a semi-fabulist, one whose vision is of cinema verite.
Drawing on Stephen Mamber's book, Cinema Verite in America, Elder notes that the Canadian filmmakers following Henri Cartier-Bresson's quest for the "decisive moment" in the quotidian favoured an observational approach over what Mamber calls the "crisis-structure" dramatic frameworks of the American school of Robert Drew.
This season was comprised of about nine productions and focused dually on Naturalism and Cinema Verite.
It is the opening day of Cinema Verite, the Iran International Documentary Film Festival.
On Wednesday night, the two time Oscar-winning actress was honoured with Lifetime Achievement award by Middle East International Film Festival (MEIFF) and Cinema Verite.
3 Frederick Wiseman and John Marshall's Titicut Follies (1967): "Still one of the best cinema verite films of all time.
I entered the world of movies when cinema verite work like the Maysles brothers' and Richard Leacock's and D.