Language of the Image: Rachel Morrison
Fandor devotes this video essay to the work of cinematographer Rachel Morrison, the first woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography, for Dee Rees’s Mudbound. From her roots in indie documentaries to her foray into the big budget world on Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, each film shot by Morrision encompasses a completely unique and inventive visual style.
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