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Alanis Obomsawin in Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

2008 NR

This illuminating documentary about making documentaries features notable directors such as Werner Herzog, Nick Broomfield and Errol Morris discussing the art, craft and unique challenges of nonfiction filmmaking. Topics range from ethical concerns and theories about the power of images to techniques for interviewing, editing, sound design and more. Scenes from acclaimed documentaries reveal how master filmmakers put it all together.