90 years of documentary film - Richard Leacock's multi-format memoir, "The Feeling of Being There", published as a printed Book and a Digital Video Book. - "The Feeling of Being There" is a riveting autobiographical epic spanning almost the entire history of cinema, seen through the eyes of one of its leading players. - From "Canary Bananas", his first film in 1935, to "A Musical Adventure in Siberia", the memoir traces Leacock's personal life as a filmmaker and observer of key moments in the 20th century, filming with Flaherty, Drew Associates, Pennebaker, and many others. - Richly illustrated, the exclusive book contains more than 290 drawings, photos and film stills. Always at the forefront of new technologies, Leacock's memoir is published as a book accompanied by a DVB (Digital Video Book) containing more than 100 film excerpts, richly intertwined with the gripping storyline.
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