Definition of Cinema verite

1. Noun. A movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director.




Definition of Cinema verite

1. Noun. Anglicised spelling of cinéma vérité. ¹

2. Noun. A style of cinema that appears to be realistic, showing ordinary people in ordinary situations, speaking normal dialogue ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cinema Verite

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cineasts
cinecamera
cinecameras
cinefaction
cinefilm
cinefilming
cinefilms
cinefluorography
cinefluoroscopy
cinegastroscopy
cinegenic
cineliteracy
cineliterate
cinema
cinema verite (current term)
cinemagoer
cinemagoers
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cinemalike
cinemaphotographer
cinemaphotographers
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cinemas
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cinematheque
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Literary usage of Cinema verite

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1. Script Models: A Handbook for the Media Writerby Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski by Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski (1978)
"Cinema-verite. (1) the use of light-weight, usually hand-held (and consequently flexible and unobtrusive) equipment in documentary filming in order to ..."

2. The Praxis of Alain Badiou by Paul Ashton, A J Bartlett, Justin Clemens (2006)
"... of life and the subsequent recording of testimonies claimed to produce an excess of truth. Likewise, Direct Cinema, and cinema verite were influenced by ..."

3. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"In the style of cinema-verite, this film was shot one night in November 1966, when Mingus awaited the arrival of police and eviction from his Bowery loft. ..."

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