Boris Kaufman
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1906
Birth Place:
Bialystock, Russia

Biography

Cinematographer Boris Kaufman was born in Poland, the youngest son of a Russian librarian. Kaufman was at the forefront of the "experimental" film movement by right of birth: his older brothers were filmmakers Dziga Vertov and Mikhail Kaufman. While his brothers established themselves in the Soviet film industry, Kaufman set up shop in Paris, where he'd been educated. He was director of...