video vérité

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video vérité

n.
A television filming or videotaping technique in which the subjects are portrayed with frank, unbiased realism, as for a documentary program.

vid′eo vé•ri•té′

(ˌvɛr ɪˈteɪ; Fr. veɪ riˈteɪ)

n.
a television filming or videotaping technique, derived from cinéma vérité, in which people in real life are portrayed without rehearsal.
[1965–70]
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In prime-time television, for instance, we choose between the law as drama (police patrolling the cities, doctors probing our bodies), as comedy (the middle-class family in sitcoms is disrupted only to be reaffirmed), or as video verite "documentary" (codes of gender and social behavior in "reality" shows are relentlessly policed through peer pressure).
Video verite voyeurism, which he calls "unrehearsed, unscripted moments of real life played out before.
That's what Colin, a 19-year-old Thousand Oaks native and graduate of Westlake High School, figured when he tried out for MTV's ``The Real World,'' the video verite program that throws seven college-age people together in a different location each season.
The Bus staff will provide a variety of programming throughout the tour, from high school forums on public policy and issues affecting America's youth, to interviews with local politicians and historians and video verite of local sites as well as inside looks at presidential libraries and homes.