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Stephen Mamber

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Studies in Uncontrolled Documentary

Cinema verite might be defined as a filming method employing hand-held cameras and live, synchronous sound. This description is incomplete, however, in that it emphasizes technology at the expense of filmmaking philosophy. Beyond recording means, cinema verite indicates a position the filmmaker takes in regard to the world he films.In this book, cinema verite finds a place of its own, and is not simply regarded as a mutant offspring of documentary techniques.