The interview with McElwee about his method of filming, narrating and editing. He generously talks about his way of filming. He is teaching at Harvard University. His talk is a real seminar on autoportrait film making.
A propos de Mina Rad
Mina Rad, filmmaker and producer has made the films about anthropologist and great film-makers : Jean Rouch (France), Pierre Perrault (Canada)and Renato Athias ( Brésil). She is the founder of Apresvaran, an alumni association of Ateliers Varan and director of the International Apresvaran Documentary Film Festival in Paris.
"The Hupd’äh Enchanted Words of the Amazon - Masters of knowledge, narrated by Renato Athias", 52', 2020, "The future of the past, Pierre and Yolande Perrault", 61’, 2019, "Persian Tales, Jean Rouch in Iran", 57’, 2018, “Jean Rouch Persian look”, 52’, 2017.
In 2012 her first film,made during Atelier Varan training, entitled “For me the sun never sets” was awarded the Best Documentary Film at Verity Festival in Iran, and the jury mentioned, “For the warmth and simplicity to tell a profound story.”