International Women's Day: Cameraperson

Director: Kirsten Johnson. USA 2016. 102 mins.

For 25 years American cinematographer Kirsten Johnson has roamed the globe for some of the documentary world’s biggest directors, including Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11) and Laura Poitras (Citizenfour). Drawing on footage she’s shot for countless other directors, in Cameraperson Johnson has assembled a unique memoir of the images that have most marked her to reflect eloquently on the relationship between truth and the camera frame. Poetic and thought-provoking, Cameraperson (winner of a host of prizes including the Grand Jury Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest) is a masterclass in what it means to film and be filmed. A must-see for anyone with an interest in documentary filmmaking.

We are supporting Plan International UK on International Women’s Day with the screening of Cameraperson.

Girls aren’t weak. They’re braver than you know. Child marriage. Harassment. Sexual violence. They face it all. But as brave as they are, they still need our support. Join Plan International UK this International Women’s Day and help end the prejudices that threaten girls’ safety – and their lives.

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