᠑ Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction library ᡪ By Patricia Aufderheide ᢔ

᠑ Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction library ᡪ By Patricia Aufderheide ᢔ ᠑ Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction library ᡪ By Patricia Aufderheide ᢔ Always clear and concise a welcome addition to the Very Short Introductions series The ObserverDocumentary film can encompass anything from Robert Flaherty s pioneering ethnography Nanook of the North to Michael Moore s anti Iraq War polemic Fahrenheit 9 11, from Dziga Vertov s artful Soviet propaganda piece Man with a Movie Camera to Luc Jacquet s heart tugging wildlife epic March of the Penguins In this concise, crisply written guide, Patricia Aufderheide takes readers along the diverse paths of documentary history and charts the lively, often fierce debates among filmmakers and scholars about the best ways to represent reality and to tell the truths worth telling Beginning with an overview of the central issues of documentary filmmaking its definitions and purposes, its forms and founders Aufderheide focuses on several of its key subgenres, including public affairs films, government propaganda particularly the works produced during World War II , historical documentaries, and nature films Her thematic approach allows readers to enter the subject matter through the kinds of films that first attracted them to documentaries, and it permits her to make connections between eras, as well as revealing the ongoing nature of documentary s core controversies involving objectivity, advocacy, and bias Interwoven throughout are discussions of the ethical and practical considerations that arise with every aspect of documentary production A particularly useful feature of the book is an appended list of 100 great documentaries that anyone with a serious interest in the genre should see Drawing on the author s four decades of experience as a film scholar and critic, this book is the perfect introduction not just for teachers and students but also for all thoughtful filmgoers and for those who aspire to make documentaries themselves ABOUT THE SERIES The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area These pocket sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable. Cerebral Microbleeds and Intensive Blood Pressure Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher request reinstatement Patricia Aufderheide About Patricia Aufderheide Center director University Professor in School of Communication at American Washington, DC for Media Social Impact serves board directors he Independent Television Service, which produces innovative television programming underserved audiences under umbrella Corporation Public Broadcasting Wikipedia Ann a scholar public intellectual media social change, an expert fair use creation scholarship Academia Looking Back Documentary Film, calls attention significance assembling essays, some were historically significant many played role shaping queer film studies, one volume Profile american Kartemquin Films, leading independent documentary production company She member editorial boards numerous publications, including Law Policy, newspaper In These Times Wiki Everipedia s wiki Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction


    • Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction
    • 4.2
    • 413
    • Format Kindle
    • 176 pages
    • 0195182707
    • Patricia Aufderheide
    • Anglais
    • 25 January 2017

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