CAMERAPERSON

CAMERAPERSON

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A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home: these scenes and others are woven into 'Cameraperson', a tapestry of footage captured over the 25-year career of documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson. Through a series of episodic juxtapositions, Johnson explores the relationships between image-makers and their subjects, and the tension between the complex interaction of unfiltered reality and crafted narrative. A work that combines documentary, autobiography, and ethical inquiry, 'Cameraperson' is both a moving glimpse into one filmmaker’s personal journey and a thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world. ★★★★ "A beautifully curated collage of outtakes" - Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian ★★★★★ "A fascinating and unique meta-documentary" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
15
102 minutes
2017
Documentary
United States
English
None
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