Tag: Cinema Vérité

Werner Herzog: «Facts do not constitute the truth»

Acclaimed German film director Werner Herzog talks about his most recent film Meeting Gorbachev, while also warning against trying to articulate the truth in precise terms.

Far from the shallow now: two highlights from Underdox

Two newcomers stood out from the crowd at this year’s Underdox in Munich. Sec Rouge – one of 2018's most striking, accomplished and beautiful films of any length – and the seminal and glowingly delicate 48-minute film, Accession.

POV: Including Vérité in Your Toolkit

These are auspicious times for the form/style/movement known as Cinéma Vérité. Herzog denounces it in favour of "ecstatic truth".