Feb 2104 ///// DER is now distributing Richard Leacock & Valerie Lalonde: The Paris Years 1989 to 2009 as a 5-DVD set.

For more information and to order visit the Documentary Educational Resource website


Richard Leacock's multi-format memoir, about his life as a filmmaker and his many inspirations,
"The Feeling of Being There - a filmmaker's memoir", released January 2012.

Read more about the publishing project and order here:

Welcome to

This website is a work in development - so far there are only a fraction of the films, essays, and articles by or about Ricky Leacock. This website will eventually include all films Ricky has worked on as well as articles, essays, and insight into filmaking and the importance of the Cinema Direct movement.

For more detailed information on RL and his life, click on "About Richard Leacock" & "Biographical Filmography"

Sort through the different types of work by using the filter at the top left of the page.

Essays written by RL appear in grey on the column to the left, media files and pages relating to specific films appear in black and as thumbnails below.

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