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Title:
Introduction to documentary
Author:
Nichols, Bill, 1942-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xviii, 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- How can we define documentary film? -- Why are ethical issues central to documentary filmmaking? -- What gives documentary films a voice of their own? -- What makes documentaries engaging and persuasive? -- How did documentary filmmaking get started? -- How can we differentiate among documentaries? categories, models, and the expository and poetic modes of documentary film -- How can we describe the observational, participatory, reflexive, and performative modes of documentary film? -- How have documentaries addressed social and political issues? -- How can we write effectively about documentary?
ISBN:
9780253355560

9780253222602
Format :
Book