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Kino-Eye (Life Off-Guard)


Dir. Dziga Vertov (1923).
Subtitled “Life Unawares,” Vertov’s first documentary feature used a hidden camera and a bag of cine-tricks to celebrate the Young Pioneers and document sundry social problems. “The big movie theaters would not even open their doors to such an ‘abomination’,” the filmmaker would brag.

Sat., April 23, 6:30 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 13, 2011

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