Posts Tagged ‘cinema verite’

Watch The Candid Eye, Our Seminal Documentary Series

The seminal NFB Candid Eye television series was one of the first direct cinema series where filmmakers filmed events as they were happening, unscripted.


What Walaa Wants


Christy Garland profiles a young female cadet in Palestinian Security Forces in her high-stakes coming-of-age story called What Walaa Wants.


Richard Leacock, pioneer of documentary film, dies at 89


89-year-old documentary filmmaker Richard Leacock died this past Wednesday at his home in Paris. Born in London, Leacock wrote, directed, filmed and edited a 10-minute film called Canary Island Bananas (he was raised on his father’s banana plantation in the Canary Islands). From there, he forged a career in documentary filmmaking. He moved to the