cinema verité


ci·ne·ma ve·ri·té

noun \ˈsi-nə-mə-ˌver-i-ˈtā; si-nā-ˈmä-ve-rē-ˈtā\

Definition of CINEMA VERITÉ

:  the art or technique of filming a motion picture so as to convey candid realism

Origin of CINEMA VERITÉ

French cinéma-vérité, literally, cinema-truth, translation of Russian kinopravda
First Known Use: 1963

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