Cinema Verite: Defining the Moment (1999)

Cinema Verite: Defining the Moment

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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 … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Television, Special Interest
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On DVD: Jun 12, 2006
Runtime:
National Film Board of Canada

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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | September 30, 2003
Village Voice
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Cinema verite has survived over the years, and filmmaker Peter Wintonick's movie walks the viewer up through those years.

Full Review… | September 30, 2003
Film Journal International

Full Review… | December 6, 2005
Film Threat

Full Review… | September 30, 2003
Film Threat

Full Review… | September 30, 2003
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