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High School: Filmmaker Interview with Frederick Wiseman

Clip: Season 14 | 2m 10s

Want to remember high school? Director Frederick Wiseman talks about his 1968 documentary High School saying that he does not like to focus on a particular character, but rather make films that focus on a place. Never asking anyone to do anything special for the camera, he made a series of films about contemporary American life, of which High School became a true marker of the times.

Aired: 08/27/01

Rating: NR

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