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Amidst a constant stream of hundreds of film clips, dozens of filmmakers voice their opinions on the titular question while primarily looking beyond the Hollywood mainstream to independent,... See more »

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Directed by

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Chuck Workman

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Charles S. Cohen ... producer (as Charles Cohen)
Alice Henty ... line producer
Robert J. Lyons ... co-producer

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Tom Hurwitz
John Sharaf

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Chuck Workman

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Sam Cooke ... assistant editor
Patrick Katz ... assistant editor
Beverly Rosenzweig ... title artist

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Alice Henty ... production manager

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Kate Bilinski ... sound editor
Tom Efinger ... re-recording mixer / sound editor
Peter Miller ... sound recordist

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Chris Robertson ... music clearances

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Durier Ryan ... production coordinator
Melissa Virzi ... production assistant
Kameron Wood ... production assistant intern / production intern

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Mindy Ramaker ... special thanks

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Plot Summary

Using the words and ideas of great filmmakers, from archival interviews with Alfred Hitchcock and Robert Bresson to new interviews with Mike Leigh, David Lynch, and Jonas Mekas, Oscar-winning filmmaker Chuck Workman shows what these filmmakers and others do that can't be expressed in words - but only in cinema. Written by Anonymous

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