Seen & Overheard at the RealScreen Summit

'[Successful theatrical docs] may help us to
March 1, 2004

‘[Successful theatrical docs] may help us to encourage broadcasters to consider subject matter that does not fit into a closely defined genre, and to think a little outside the conventional lines.’ Louise Rosen, MD, Louise Rosen Ltd.

‘Great art, I believe, is beyond issues. It doesn’t say anything about my point of view, except that I’m out to capture the real thing, and establish in that way, some common ground for an understanding of all kinds of people, from all walks of life, in all countries.’ Albert Maysles, direct cinema pioneer, Maysles Films Inc.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.