Dziga Vertov  

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Dziga (Dzyga) Vertov January 2, 1896February 12, 1954) was a Russian pioneer documentary film and newsreel director best know for his 1923 manifesto "Kinoks Revolution" and the film Man with a Movie Camera. Vertov's legacy still lives on today. His independent, explorative style influenced and inspired many filmmakers and directors, including the Situationist Guy Debord and companies such as "Vertov Industries".

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