Making it real together

Revealing creative dialogues in nonfiction films, a playful act between filmmaker and subject as early as 1950, are evidence that documentary filmmaking is the art of collaborative conceit.

Luke Moody

Stranded in Canton (2014)
Stranded in Canton (2014)

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Act normal: hybrid tendencies in documentary film

On the release of Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing in UK cinemas, some excitement is emerging about the possibilities of new hybrid forms of documentary.

Luke Moody

“All great fiction films tend towards documentary, just as all great documentaries tend toward fiction.”

Jean-Luc Godard

The Act of Killing (2012)
The Act of Killing (2012)

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