Kirsten Johnson

documentary filmmaker

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Kirsten Johnson is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer. Among her credits is Cameraperson. She is an adjunct faculty member at New York University.

Kirsten Johnson on KCRW

Kirsten Johnson made a documentary film about her aging father during the waning years of his life.

‘Dick Johnson is Dead’ film looks at what death really means

Kirsten Johnson made a documentary film about her aging father during the waning years of his life.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A veteran documentary cameraperson reflects on a moment she filmed years earlier...and only recently realized what a brave and monumental act she'd captured. [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

Body Language

A veteran documentary cameraperson reflects on a moment she filmed years earlier...and only recently realized what a brave and monumental act she'd captured. [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

from The Document

For more than two decades, filmmaker Kirsten Johnson has traveled the world with her camera capturing footage for documentaries.

'Cameraperson': a meditation on a life behind the camera

For more than two decades, filmmaker Kirsten Johnson has traveled the world with her camera capturing footage for documentaries.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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