The series of video essays will premiere at the AFI Fest in November
David Fincher has announced that he is launching See, a new noir documentary for Netflix that is a nod to cinema.
The series of video essays will be executive-produced by Fincher, and will premiere at AFI Fest in November. A launch date on the streaming service is yet to be announced.
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Netflix announced the series via Twitter, describing it as “a new documentary series of visual essays celebrating cinema from the mind of one of film’s modern masters.”
Watch the teaser below.
From executive producer David Fincher…
VOIR, a new documentary series of visual essays celebrating cinema, from the mind of one of film’s modern masters.
Premiering at AFI Fest and coming soon to Netflix. pic.twitter.com/gqHqlvbxZF
— netflixfilm (@NetflixFilm) 13 October 2021
According to series writer Drew McEweny, as reported Television Business International, the essays will be 10 to 30 minutes in length, and will explore “something that interests us or bothers us or that is related to our connection to films”.
This is the latest project in Fincher’s ongoing collaboration with Netflix. Earlier this year, it was announced that the filmmaker would be teaming up with Michael Fassbender. murderer, a killer drama based on a French graphic novel for the streaming platform.
The film, which began shooting in September, will see Fassbender star as a ruthless killer who begins to develop a conscience and questions his role – even as his clients continue to demand his bloodthirsty work. keep.
The original graphic novel has been described as “hardboiled noir” and was written by Alexis Nolent and artist Luke Jackmon.
Fincher has also confirmed that he is working on a mini-series based on ‘Cancel Culture’.
“It’s about how modern society apologizes,” he said. Wire. “If you apologize sincerely and no one believes it, did you even apologize? It’s a disturbing thought but we are living in difficult times.”