• “The Sociohistorical Significance of a Black African Woman Holding the Camera in Her Hands”: DP Hankyeol Lee on Milisuthando

    1 day ago - By Filmmaker Magazine

    As both the editor and cinematographer of Milisuthando, the debut feature by Milisuthando Bongela, multimedia artist Hankyeol Lee confronted a unique set of challenges. In a film that blends a large quantity of archival material with material shot by the director herself, Lee's footage was one of many types of footage in the mix. Below, Lee discusses her work on the film as a cinematographer. Filmmaker: How and why did you wind up being the cinematographer of your film? Lee: I first came onto the project as an editor. Milisuthando Bongela, the director, was looking for someone to edit a...
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