Basilica Non-Fiction Film Series, Cameraperson

The Basilica Non-Fiction Screening Series celebrates and interrogates the documentary genre through screenings and dialogue with visiting directors. Working in collaboration with Chris Boeckmann, film programmer for the Columbia, MO-based True/False Film Fest, the Basilica series follows a model of a vibrant film festival in a small city surrounded by a rural landscape, attended by dedicated regional residents and national film enthusiasts.

Up next for the series is Cameraperson.

The synopsis on the movie’s site describes the movie as: v1

A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home: these scenes and others are woven into Cameraperson, a tapestry of footage captured over the twenty-five-year career of documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson. Through a series of episodic juxtapositions, Johnson explores the relationships between image makers and their subjects, the tension between the objectivity and intervention of the camera, and the complex interaction of unfiltered reality and crafted narrative. A work that combines documentary, autobiography, and ethical inquiry, Cameraperson is both a moving glimpse into one filmmaker’s personal journey and a thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world.

Ratied: NR
Genre: Documentary
Directed By: Kirsten Johnson
In Theaters: Sep 9, 2016 Limited
Runtime: 102 minutes
Studio:Fork Films

Thursday, September 22, 2016
All Basilica Films Begin Promptly at 8PM
$5- $10 sliding scale at the door


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