Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

Director: Pepita Ferrari

Cast: Pepita Ferrari, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Albert Maysles

     
 

Documentary's most important names -- including Albert Mayles, Errol Morris, and Werner Herzog -- discuss their craft in this cinematic celebration of the nonfiction film. Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary spans the modern history of the genre, boasting more than 100 clips from films as disparate as Grey Gardens and Touching the Void. PlusSee more details below

Overview

Documentary's most important names -- including Albert Mayles, Errol Morris, and Werner Herzog -- discuss their craft in this cinematic celebration of the nonfiction film. Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary spans the modern history of the genre, boasting more than 100 clips from films as disparate as Grey Gardens and Touching the Void. Plus, dozens of directors offer their insight into their efforts to document real life. ~ Kimber Myers

Product Details

Release Date:
10/20/2009
UPC:
0720229913966
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
First Run Features
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
1:37:00
Sales rank:
38,047

Special Features

Bonus Disc with Approx. 4 Hours of Additional Filmmaker Interviews

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Werner Herzog Participant
Errol Morris Participant
Albert Maysles Participant
Molly Dineen Participant
Patricio Guzmán Participant
Nick Broomfield Participant
Manfred Becker Participant
Kim Longinotto Participant
Jennifer Baichwal Participant
Kevin Macdonald Participant
Jean-Xavier de Lestrade Participant
Alanis Obomsawin Participant
Heddy Honigmann Participant
Hubert Sauper Participant
Michel Brault Participant
Joan Churchill Participant
Malcolm Clarke Participant
Eduardo Coutinho Participant
Paul Cowan Participant
Jennifer Fox Participant
Serge Giguere Participant
Denis Gheerbrant Participant
Scott Hicks Participant
Jean-Daniel Lafond Participant
Sylvain L'Espérance Participant
Jean-Pierre Lledo Participant
Catherine Martin Participant
Stan Newmann Participant
Laura Poitras Participant
Emmanuel Priou Participant
Velcrow Ripper Participant
Rakesh Sharma Participant
Claire Simon Participant
Barry Stevens Participant
Sabiha Sumar Participant
Nettie Wild Participant
Peter Wintonick Participant
Jessica Yu Participant

Technical Credits
Pepita Ferrari Director
André Boisvert Sound/Sound Designer
Barbara Brown Editor
Marc Gadoury Cinematographer
Robert Marcel Lepage Score Composer
Michelle van Beusekom Producer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary
2. Becoming a Filmmaker [2:28]
3. What is Documentary? [5:37]
4. Where Do Ideas Come From? [7:00]
5. Planning & Preparation [5:12]
6. Casting from Real Life [5:51]
7. Director & Subject Relationship [2:50]
8. The Art of the Interview [8:14]
9. Truth: A Contested Notion [4:52]
10. Ethics: Representing Reality [4:53]
11. Risk & Adversity [3:23]
12. Access & Trust [4:09]
13. Getting the Shots [9:37]
14. The Power of Images [3:29]
15. Recreating Reality [5:41]
16. Designing Sound [4:31]
17. Music: Enhancement or Intrusion? [6:07]
18. Narration: A Voice in Your Ear [2:06]
19. Cutting Reality: The Art of Editing [6:35]
20. Epilogue [3:05]
21. Credits [1:23]
Disc #2 -- Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary
1. Jennifer Baichwal [1:21]
2. Manfred Becker [:00]
3. Michel Brault [1:04]
4. Nick Broomfield [:00]
5. Joan Churchhill [1:08]
6. Malcolm Clarke [:00]
7. Eduardo Coutinho [:51]
8. Paul Cowan [:00]
9. Jean-Xavier de Lestrade [1:06]
10. Molly Dineen [:00]
11. Jennifer Cox [1:01]
12. Serge Giguère [:00]
13. Denis Gheerbrant [3:06]
14. Patricio Guzmán [:00]
15. Werner Herzog [1:17]
16. Scott Hicks [:00]
17. Heddy Honigmann [1:19]
18. Jean-Daniel Lafond [:00]
19. Sylvain L'Espérance [:32]
20. Jean-Pierre Lledo [:00]
21. Kim Longinotto [:58]
22. Kevin Macdonald [:00]
23. Catherine Martin [:59]
24. Albert Maysles [:00]
25. Errol Morris [:41]
26. Stan Neumann [:00]
27. Laura Poitras [:58]
28. Emmanuel Priou [:00]
29. Velcrow Ripper [1:44]
30. Hubert Sauper [:00]
31. Rakesh Sharma [:51]
32. Claire Simon [:00]
33. Barry Stevens [:49]
34. Sabiha Sumar [:00]
35. Nettie Wild [:41]
36. Peter Wintonick [:00]
37. Jessica Yu [1:07]

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