FILMS ABOUT FILMS
Meta-movies
Ask someone their favorite genre and there’s more chance you’ll hear them mention sci-fi, horror or documentary before they get around to the strange and fascinating genre that is films about films – and yet, they include some of the greatest movies ever made. From Dziga Vertov to Woody Allen to Ai Weiwei, films that look at their own creation have been part of the story of moviemaking from the very start.
This satire sets a German film director up against a sceptical panel on censors made up of government officials and religious leaders.
American Cameraman traces the career of legendary news photographer, Bill Birch.
The making of movies