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Berlin Documentary Forum 1
Documentary Moments "Take 3 - 'Direct', 'Truth' and other Myths: Frederick Wiseman"
Frederick Wiseman has scrutinised American life and institutions revealing the mechanisms of administration and hierarchy. As a benchmark in the history of social documentary, as both a school and a genre, Wiseman’s infinitely re-qualified and “direct” cinema is indispensable in any debate on the potential of the documentary image to produce truth. A conversation between Frederick Wiseman and film historian Stella Bruzzis.