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Cameraperson.

Publication:
The Criterion Collection, 2016.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2021.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (streaming video file) (103 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound
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Subjects:
Motion pictures.
Documentary films.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
In Arabic,Bosnian,Dari,English
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
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 CAMERAPERSON, a tapestry of footage captured over her twenty-five-year career as a documentary cinematographer. Through a series of episodic juxtapositions, Johnson explores the relationships between image makers and their subjects, the tension between the objectivity and intervention of the camera, and the complex interaction of unfiltered reality with crafted narrative. A work that combines documentary, autobiography, and ethical inquiry, CAMERAPERSON is a moving glimpse into one filmmaker's personal journey and a thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world.
Participant:
Jacques Derrida, Kirsten Johnson, Roger Phenix
Notes:
Film
Originally produced by The Criterion Collection in 2016.
Title from title screen.
Contributor:
Johnson, Kirsten, film director.
Derrida, Jacques, actor.
Johnson, Kirsten, actor.
Phenix, Roger, actor.
Kanopy (Firm)
The Criterion Collection (Firm), , Distributor
OCLC:
1250300782
Publisher Number:
11932930 Kanopy
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.