The process of making a film, from original conception to distribution, is explored in interviews with twenty of the world's most adventurous and prolific independent filmmakers. Examines the pain and practicalities of independent filmmaking, how these filmmakers view their work and their place in the world, and how their ideas and thematics give meaning to the term, new cinema. Includes excerpts from their films.
Features interviews, backgrounds and film clips from a variety of filmmakers including: Wim Wenders, Robert Young, Robert Frank, Les Blank, Mary Ellen Bute, Charlie Ahearn, Chantal Akerman, Robert Frank, Michael Snow, Johann Van Der Keuken, Werner Schroeter, Paul Morrissey, Curt McDowell, Emile De Antonio, Midor Kurisaki, Chris Sievernich, Alexander Rockwell, Doris Chase, Michael Oblowitz, Danielle Huillett, and Robert Young.
Includes segments in German with English subtitles and in English with French subtitles.
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