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Lessons from Jerry Torre

Since writing my final year thesis on the art of the documentary form and analysing the epitome of a documentary film, “Grey Gardens“, I have become more obsessed with the myth and the… Continue reading

Fleas on the Wall…

Below is an extract from my thesis on the documentary form, focusing on the film “Grey Gardens”. Grey Gardens The production of this film began life as a “cinematic family album” (Vogels, 2007,… Continue reading

The Marble Faun of Wintermoore…

In 1975 two brothers became pioneers of the documentary filmmaking industry. David and Albert Maysles stumbled through an overgrown bramble bush and discovered a decaying mansion called Grey Gardens… They spent the next… Continue reading