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The Photograph

Documentary, 2019, 90 min.

DEVELOPMENT. The Photograph is a beautiful and relevant, time-wasting, personal and yet universal story about the grandfather of the maker and the invisibility of the black man. The application is well written and the research is very thorough, also at this early stage. The maker takes the viewer to unknown worlds and a history to which he is personally connected. It could be the direction of a traditional biopic about James VanDerZee, but the jury is convinced that the maker will name his own experiences with invisibility and also show himself in the film, making it more than that. By making the research question about the invisibility of the black man and the personal vision of the maker not only the cause of the film, but also a part of it, The Photograph distinguishes itself. The Jury....




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