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Introduction to Documentary, Second Edition [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780253355560Publication details: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2010.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9780253004871
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: Introduction to Documentary, Second EditionDDC classification:
  • 070.1/8
LOC classification:
  • PN1995.9.D6N539 2010
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 How Can We Define Documentary Film?; 2 Why Are Ethical Issues Central to Documentary Filmmaking?; 3 What Gives Documentary Films a Voice of Their Own?; 4 What Makes Documentaries Engaging and Persuasive?; 5 How Did Documentary Filmmaking Get Started?; 6 How Can We Differentiate among Documentaries?; 7 How Can We Describe the Observational, Participatory, Reflexive, and Performative Modes of Documentary Film?; 8 How Have Documentaries Addressed Social and Political Issues?; 9 How Can We Write Effectively about Documentary?
Notes on Source MaterialFilmography; List of Distributors, Internet Distribution Venues, Internet Search Engines, and International Distributors; Index;
Summary: This new edition of Bill Nichols's bestselling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, Introduction to Documentary identifies the distinguishing qualities of documentary and teaches the viewer how to read documentary film. Each chapter takes up a discrete question, from "How did documentary filmmaking get started?" to "Why are ethical issues ce
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 How Can We Define Documentary Film?; 2 Why Are Ethical Issues Central to Documentary Filmmaking?; 3 What Gives Documentary Films a Voice of Their Own?; 4 What Makes Documentaries Engaging and Persuasive?; 5 How Did Documentary Filmmaking Get Started?; 6 How Can We Differentiate among Documentaries?; 7 How Can We Describe the Observational, Participatory, Reflexive, and Performative Modes of Documentary Film?; 8 How Have Documentaries Addressed Social and Political Issues?; 9 How Can We Write Effectively about Documentary?

Notes on Source MaterialFilmography; List of Distributors, Internet Distribution Venues, Internet Search Engines, and International Distributors; Index;

This new edition of Bill Nichols's bestselling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, Introduction to Documentary identifies the distinguishing qualities of documentary and teaches the viewer how to read documentary film. Each chapter takes up a discrete question, from "How did documentary filmmaking get started?" to "Why are ethical issues ce