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Cinema Vérité puts stress on reality

 Cinéma Vérité or "Actuality film" emphasizes authenticity.
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  Cinéma Vérité

A genre of documentary film, so-called "Actuality film". Cinéma vérité emphasizes the actual circumstances of the scenes, underrating the formal means of screenplay, editing and lighting.

The earlier Cinéma vérité and the later, so-called Dogma film, have some interesting theoretical connections.

Cf. Documentary film, hand-held shooting


Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment [www.nfb.ca/cinemaverite]

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