Gerda Cammaer

Cammaer is a filmmaker, curator and scholar. Her research focuses on the revival of microcinema, notably how current consumer friendly technology and mobile devices challenge the expectations and definitions of documentary film. Her other documentary research interests include personal essay films, archival films, home movies, travel films, ecocinema and documenting nature, landscape and climate change. She is the co-editor of Cinephemera: Archives, Ephemeral Cinema, and New Screen Histories in Canada (McGill University Press, 2014) and of Critical Distance in Documentary Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Her work is available on Vimeo and on her website: