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DOCUMENTARY

USA, 1978 (MIFF 1980, Programme 22)

Director: Herman J. Engel, Sonya Friedman

"Documentary" is a compilation film which includes major sequences from the world's great documentaries. Each sequence offers an important example of documentary film style, content and construction. Before each of the documentaries represented, there is a brief introduction, placing it historically. The following films are included: "Nanookof the North", "The Man with the Movie Camera", "New Earth", "Night Mail", "The River", "The City", "Triumph of the Will", "Listen to Britain", "Night and Fog", "The Return", "The Quiet One", "Sit-In", "Primary", "Hour of the Furnaces", "Harlan County, USA".

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Cinema Verité

Poland, 1979
A man - when silent, has his eyes covered, when he speaks, a black strip moves down his face. ... More »

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