Capturing reality [videorecording] : the art of documentary /
a National Film Board of Canada production ; directed by Pepita Ferrari ; producer, Michelle Van Beusekom.
2 disc special ed.
[Canada] : Mongrel Media : National Film Board of Canada, 2008.
2 videodiscs (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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[Canada] : Mongrel Media : National Film Board of Canada, 2008.
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credits note
Editor, Barbara Brown ; music, Robert M. Lepage ; cinematographer, Marc Gadoury.
general note
Bonus disc includes over 4 hours of additional content.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Title from English version.
Jennifer Baichwal, Manfred Becker, Michel Brault, Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill, Eduardo Coutinho, Paul Cowan, Jean-Xavier de L'Estrade, Molly Dineen, Jennifer Fox, Denis Gheerbrant, Serge Giguère, Patricio Guzman, Werner Herzog, Scott Hicks, Heddy Honegmann, Sylvain L'Espérance, Jean-Pierre LLedo, Kim Longinotto, Kevin Macdonald, Albert Maysles, Errol Morris, Stan Neumann, Alanis Obomsawin, Laura Poitras, Velcrow Ripper, Hubert Sauper, Rakesh Sharma, Barry Stevens, Sabiha Sumar, Nettie Wild, Peter Wintonick, Jessica Yu.
A genre as unique as the people who bring it to life, documentary challenges perceptions and inspires critical reflection on our world. But do documentaries represent the "truth'? Over 30 renowned directors--including Errol Morris, Nick Broomfield and Werner Herzog--reflect on the power of their craft, and their ethical and social responsibility as filmmakers in Capturing reality: The art of Documentary. With emotionally charged insight and clips from essential works of the genre, this is a livelyand panoramic view of contemporary cinema unlike any other.
language note
English with optional French subtitles and French credits.
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target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD (NTSC, region 1).

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