• 2016
  • US
  • 1h 42min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Kirsten Johnson
  • Cast: Kirsten Johnson
  • UK release: 27 January 2017

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson’s first feature as a solo director is a personal memoir as well as a thoughtful and compelling examination of the sense of responsibility that’s part of being a documentary filmmaker. It’s filled with striking shots but what’s most remarkable is Johnson’s integrity and commitment to her art.

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Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson reflects on a quarter of a century behind the camera

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson has spent the past 25 years capturing precious moments and unforgettable images. She has worked for directors as diverse as Laura Poitras, Michael Moore and Barbara Kopple. Cameraperson is her first feature as a solo…

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