Man with a Movie Camera
Winter 2009 Special Presentations series
Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 2:00pm
Directed by Dziga Vertov
Screenplay by Dziga Vertov
Rated NR ·
This playful film(Chelovek s kino-apparatom in Russian) is at once a documentary of a day in the life of the Soviet Union, a documentary of the filming of said documentary, and a depiction of an audience watching the film. Even the editing of the film is documented. We often see the cameraman who is purportedly making the film, but we rarely, if ever, see any of the footage he seems to be in the act of shooting!
This Film Event is sponsored by the Canadian Music Centre New Music in New Places project. James Fogarty, Robert Drisdelle, Denis Callaghan, Lukus Uhlman and Carmen Braden have composed music for Dziga Vertov’s silent film.