Cameraperson, directed by Kirsten Johnson, photo by Lynsey Addario / Janus Films



Tuesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.

About the Program

FREE community screening! Witness the tapestry of footage—from a boxing match in Brooklyn, to a Nigerian midwife’s daily routine, to an intimate family moment at home—captured over the twenty-five-year career of documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson.

This moving documentary, directed by Johnson, explores the connections between filmmakers and their subjects, the tensions between objectivity and intervention of the camera, and the complex relationship between unfiltered reality and crafted narrative. (2016, 102 min. No MPAA rating. In English, Bosnian, Arabic, Dari, Hausa, and Fur with English subtitles.)

Watch Kirsten Johnson talk about her work during the Documentary Roundtable, part of The Hollywood Reporter’s Oscar 2017 Roundtables.

This program is made possible by the generous support of The Richard Orgell Family Foundation.

More to Explore

Watch the official trailer for Cameraperson.