Dziga Vertov - Man with a Movie Camera

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Man with a Movie Camera (1929)



Directed and written by Dziga Vertov (1896-1956)


A documentary of Soviet urban life in general, not of just one city, through abstraction of material shot in more than one city. The audience is a part of the film through the visualization of an empty theater as well as the cameramen filming it.



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Vertov, Dziga (Director). (1929). Man with a Movie Camera. [Motion picture]. Former Soviet Union. Retrieved from Internet Archive.


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