Please join us for a special screening of Kirsten Johnson’s Cameraperson  at Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center. This event is a collaboration with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series.
Ticket Information: Free and Open to the Public
Thank you to our sponsors: Hydraulic Hearth, Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, POV & BreadHive Bakery & Cafe
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Synopsis courtesy of Janus Films:
A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home: these scenes and others are woven into Cameraperson, a tapestry of footage captured over the twenty-five-year career of documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson. Through a series of episodic juxtapositions, Johnson explores the relationships between image makers and their subjects, the tension between the objectivity and intervention of the camera, and the complex interaction of unfiltered reality and crafted narrative. A work that combines documentary, autobiography, and ethical inquiry, Cameraperson is both a moving glimpse into one filmmaker’s personal journey and a thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world.