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First Footage

France, 1984 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Pierre-Oscar Levy

As a result of assiduous research, Levy has uncovered footage from the first films of the masters of documentary: (oris Ivens Olga Alexandrova Vertova, lean Rouch Frederick Wiseman and Nagisa Oshima Out of this footage he has put together a truly significant contribution to film history — or is he just pulling our leg?

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