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Title Cameraperson [videorecording] / a film by Kirsten Johnson ; Fork Films presents a Big Mouth production ; produced by Kirsten Johnson, Inc. ; executive producers, Abigail Disney, Gini Reticker ; produced by Marilyn Ness ; filmed, produced, and directed by Kirsten Johnson.

Publication Info. [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]


Volume Number of Copies Request
DISC 1-2 1 Request this Volume
Edition Director-approved two-DVD special edition, Widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. stamping. rda
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Documentary films lcgft
Series The Criterion collection ; 853
Criterion collection ; 853.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation, 1.78:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround.
Note Documentary films.
Credits Editor, Nels Bangerter ; music, Wellington Bowler, Carla Kihlstedt ; coeditor, Amanda Laws.
Note "For the past 25 years I've worked as a documentary cinematographer. I originally shot the following footage for other films, but here I ask you to see it as my memoir. These are the images that have marked me and leave me wondering still"--Opening frames.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Program content: 2016.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note Excerpts from: I came to testify, Audrie and Daisy, Cradle of champions, The edge of joy, Derrida, The way we are living, This very life, Pray the devil back to hell, Citizenfour, A Thousand Mothers, Veri semi-serious, Throw down your heart, Two towns of Jasper, The oath, Trapped, Happy valley, Fahrenheit 9/11, The joy of extreme possibility, Buffalo returns, Ladies first, Born to fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. gravity, Darfur now, Virgin tales, Here one day, 1971.
Summary A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home with the director: Kirsten Johnson weaves these scenes and others into her film, a tapestry of footage captured over her twenty-five-year career as a documentary cinematographer.
Note Special features: New high-definition digital master; Editing 'Cameraperson,' a new program featuring director Kirsten Johnson, producers Marilyn Ness and Danielle Varga, and editors Nels Bangerter and Amanda Laws; In the Service of the Film, a roundtable conversation with Johnson, producer Gini Reticker, and sound recordists Wellington Bowler and Judy Karp; Excerpts from two 2016 film festival talks with Johnson, including one between her and filmmaker Michael Moore; The Above, a 2015 short film by Johnson; Trailer; and an essay by filmmaker Michael Almereyda and reprinted writings by Johnson.
Contents disc one. Cameraperson; trailer -- disc two. [Special features].
Language Closed-captioned; in English, Bosnian, Arabic, Dari, Hausa, and Fur with English subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject Johnson, Kirsten (Kirsten Boyd)
Cinematographers -- United States -- Biography.
Documentary films -- Excerpts.
Documentary films -- Production and direction.
Genre/Form Film excerpts.
Documentary films.
Experimental films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- United States.
Added Author Johnson, Kirsten (Kirsten Boyd), director of photography, film director, film producer, on-screen participant.
Disney, Abigail E., film producer.
Reticker, Gini, film producer.
Ness, Marilyn, film producer.
Bangerter, Nels, 1978- editor of moving image work.
Fork Films, presenter, production company.
Big Mouth Productions, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Camera person
Standard No. 0715515192415
ISBN 9781681432588
Music No. CC2725D The Criterion Collection

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