Visions of light : the art of cinematography American Film Institute

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Cinematographers - Attitudes - History - 20th century.; Cinematography - History.; Storaro, Vittorio, 1940-.
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An illuminating history of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's great filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies. Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography beginning in an era when the movie camera was a marvelous invention, and examines how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies.The documentary is both a survey and a celebration of the art of cinematography, featuring excerpts from interviews with leading cinematographers such as Nestor Almendros, Vilmos Zsigmond, Lazslo Kovacs, Sven Nykvist, Conrad Hall and Haskell Wexler.
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