Sunday, March 27, 2011

Richard Leacock

from the New York Times:

Richard Leacock, a filmmaker who helped create the documentary style known as direct camera or cinéma vérité, and who played a pivotal role in making some of the most innovative documentaries of the 1960s, died on Wednesday at his home in Paris. He was 89.

William Grimes, "Richard Leacock, Innovative Documentary Maker, Dies at 89," New York Times, 24 March 2011.