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Doc Soup: HBO’s ‘Cinema Verite’ Revisits PBS Proto-Reality-TV Series ‘An American Family’

Mark your calendars! This Saturday (April 23, 2011), HBO premieres its film, Cinema Verite, about what’s commonly known as the first reality television show. It’s a fictional re-creation of the nonfiction filmmaking of a real thing. If that’s a tough concept to get your head around, don’t worry, HBO will be serving it with a

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