{SCREENING} Cameraperson on 13/4

 APRIL: The art of non-fiction 

Two non-fiction films that can only be described as works of art question the nature of documentary and challenge your perception of the genre!

 Cameraperson (2016) 

Thursday 13/4 on 21:00 @ Exile Room 

Director: Kirsten Johnson / Country: USA / Duration: 102’

A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar 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 twenty-five-year career of documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson. 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 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.

Check out the trailer here

Download hi-res photos here



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