This is an incredible documentary. If you’re a fan of The Wire it’s a definitely a must see. If you teach film, this a great example of craft from a relevant and well-known show. As you might imagine, The Wire has some NSFW language. In this documentary, it is minimal, but it is there. 
Enjoy
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Simon has said that he never wanted to see the camera “fish” on the show: ”I never wanted to see the camera know more than it ought to know.” The result is, for example, that during a conversation, the camera moves to the next speaker after he has started speaking, not before, as it would in a documentary.

A Norwegian academic breaks down the visual style of The Wire and in so doing, illustrates why creative integrity matters. Read on->

This is an incredible documentary. If you’re a fan of The Wire it’s a definitely a must see. If you teach film, this a great example of craft from a relevant and well-known show. As you might imagine, The Wire has some NSFW language. In this documentary, it is minimal, but it is there. 

Enjoy

fastcompany:

Simon has said that he never wanted to see the camera “fish” on the show: ”I never wanted to see the camera know more than it ought to know.” The result is, for example, that during a conversation, the camera moves to the next speaker after he has started speaking, not before, as it would in a documentary.

A Norwegian academic breaks down the visual style of The Wire and in so doing, illustrates why creative integrity matters. Read on->