Essential Docs: ‘Man with a Movie Camera’

– Advertisement – When Sight and Sound magazine updated its lists of the greatest films of all time in 2012, lost in a sea of “Vertigo or Citizen Kane?” think pieces was arguably a bigger bit of news. Yes, among the ranks of Ozu, Kubrick, Ford, Fellini, and the rest of the top 10 was a Russian avant garde filmmaker, Dziga Vertov, and his incredible, unforgettable, silent documentary, Man with a Movie Camera. It placed #8 on Sight and Sound‘s 2012 poll—up more than 20 spots from its place on the 2002 version of the same poll—and it’s as challenging and influential as … Continue reading Essential Docs: ‘Man with a Movie Camera’