Man with a Movie Camera

    Sun, Apr 21, 2013

    Times: 1:00 PM

    Venue: Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center

    559 Washington St., Boston, MA 02111

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    Artsemerson Box Office

    tickets@artsemerson.org

    617-824-8400

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    ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage presents Man with a Movie Camera. This experimental silent documentary challenges the conventional need for characters and plot in a film. Instead, focusing on a range of cinematic techniques to create a mesmerizing depiction of work and play of Soviet citizens, Man with the Camera brought innovations and conventions to the film industry still used today. Splicing together three years' worth of random clips from director Vertov's collection, this avant-garde film paints a fantastically futuristic view of life in the city during the 1920s.

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