Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary

A FILM BY Pepita Ferrari


A genre as unique as the people who bring it to life, Documentary challenges perceptions and the perennially contested notion of “truth”. Over 30 renowned directors – including Errol Morris, Nick Broomfield, Werner Herzog – reflect on the power, ethical and social responsibility of their craft in Capturing Reality: The Art of Documentary. With emotionally charged insight and clips from essential works of the genre, this is an enlivened and panoramic view of contemporary cinema unlike any other. Required viewing for all cinephiles!

Theatrical Release Date

Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 97 min.
Year: 2008


Jennifer Baichwal
Werner Herzog
Michel Brault
Joan Churchill
Pepita Ferrari