Cinema Verite: Defining the Moment
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Cinema Verite: Defining the Moment
Such documentary filmmaker legends as Jean Rouch, Frederick Wiseman, and Barbara Kopple appear in this loving tribute to cinema verite and its profound influence on film. Director Peter Wintonick, whose previous efforts include the acclaimed Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1993), makes a compelling case that Canada's National Film Board was at the vanguard of the cinema verite movement. The movie also features vintage footage of teen heart-throb Paul Anka and a behind the scenes look at John F. Kennedy's primary run for president. Both interviews and clips attest to… More

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"Cinema verite has survived over the years, and filmmaker Peter Wintonick's movie walks the viewer up through those years."
‑ Ed Kelleher, Film Journal International
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