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Title Michel Brault: The Cinema is What You Want it to Be
Published Rina Sherman, 2013
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (84 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Summary Michel Brault, leader of Quebec cinema since the 50s, author ofThe RaquetteersofLa Lutteand ofPour la suite du monde, direct cinema pioneer, in conversation with Rina Sherman on hiscareeras filmmaker, cinematographer and photographer. In the 1960s, Brault collaborated with the French Nouvelle Vague, notably with Jean Rouch, and introduced thecinema veritetechniques in Europe. He made a major technical contribution by relieving the cinema from technical constraints to betterreveal reallife, not to forget his work on the KMT Coutant-Mathot Eclaircamerawith Jean Rouch in Paris and as cinematographer ofChronicle of a Summerby Jean Rouch and Edgar Morin
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Event Originally produced by Rina Sherman in 2013
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In English
Subject Motion pictures.
Genre/Form Film Studies
Feature films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Rina Sherman (Firm), distributor
Kanopy (Firm), distributor