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... a uniquely insightful memoir-cum-critical-treatise on the nature and ethics of [Johnson’s] craft.
— Variety
...[With] the emotional collage work of Johnson’s directorial outing, Sundance’s documentary section was more exciting than ever.
— IndieWire
... a beautifully curated collage ...
— The Guardian
Transfixing...
— The New York Times
An enigmatic self-portrait...
— The Hollywood Reporter
...an extraordinary self-portrait and an existential statement.
— Rolling Stone

SELECT PRESS BREAKS


Exposing Herself | Elle Magazine | October 2016 Issue

In 'Cameraperson' Johnson Explores Nature of Documentary | Boston Globe | Sept. 16, 2016

At Home With a Very Modern, Very Artistic Family | The New York Times Magazine | Sept. 15, 2016

The Myth of Authenticity | Sight and Sound Magazine | Sept. 12, 2016

'Cameraperson' Lenses Top Weekend | Deadline | Sept. 11, 2016

In 'Cameraperson' a Cinematographer Examines the Cost of Her Trade | Vogue | Sept. 11, 2016

Weekend Edition | NPR | Sept. 11, 2016

'Cameraperson' Review | Rolling Stone | Sept. 9, 2016

The New York Times Movie Review | NYT | Sept. 9, 2016

The Act of Seeing: Kirsten Johnson's 'Cameraperson' | IDA | Sept. 9, 2016

In 'Cameraperson,' Life Seen Through Intrepid Lens | Associated Press | Sept. 9, 2016

How to See | Village Voice | Sept. 7, 2016

Interview With Kirsten Johnson | Bomb Magazine | Sept. 6, 2016

I Am a Camera | Film Comment | Sept. 1, 2016

2016 Power Film Rankings | Brooklyn Magazine | Aug. 31, 2016

Kirsten Johnson's "Montage of Horror" | The New Yorker | Aug. 29, 2016

The 12 Major Breakouts of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival | IndieWire | Feb. 1, 2016

Awards Spotlight: How 'Cameraperson' Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson Found Herself in Her Own Documentary | IndieWire | Jan. 30, 2016

Sundance Dispatch #3 | Film Comment | Jan. 29, 2016

25 Filmmakers & Actors That Broke Through At The 2016 Sundance Film Festival | IndieWire | Jan. 28, 2016

Sundance Review | The Film Stage | Jan. 27, 2016

Surprisingly Emotional And Heartfelt, 'Cameraperson' Is A Stunning Achievement | IndieWire | Jan. 27, 2016

What a Documentary DP Does; Kirsten Johnson's 'Cameraperson' | Filmmaker Magazine | Jan. 26, 2016

Sundance Film Review: 'Cameraperson' | Variety | Jan. 26, 2016

'Cameraperson': Sundance Review | The Hollywood Reporter | Jan. 26, 2016

'Cameraperson' Review | The Guardian | Jan. 26, 2016

31 Films Worth Keeping an Eye on at Sundance | Los Angeles Times | Jan. 20, 2016

14 Films We Cannot Wait to See at Sundance | IndieWire | Jan. 19, 2016

'Citizenfour' DP Kirsten Johnson Gets Autobiographical | IndieWire | Jan. 15, 2016