Toward a reexamination of the documentary film theory and text by William Howard Guynn

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Statementby William Howard Guynn.
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.D6 G89 1984
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Paginationi, 295 p.
Number of Pages295
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Open LibraryOL16512718M

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Metadata Show full item record. : Cari Elizabeth McDonnell. Documenting the Documentary features essays by 27 film scholars from a wide range of critical and theoretical perspectives. Each essay focuses on one or two important documentaries, engaging in questions surrounding ethics, ideology, politics, power, race, gender, and representation-but always in terms of how they arise out of or are involved in the reading of specific documentaries as /5(4).

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The Documentary Film Book presents a series of essays in one volume where key international scholars come together to offer compelling evidence as to why, over the last few decades, documentary has come to the centre of screen studies.

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In a series of fascinating essays, key international experts discuss the theory of documentary, outline current 5/5(1). My way leads toward the creation of a fresh perception of the world. Thus I explain in a new way the world unknown to you.” 1 INTRODUCTION Documentary film, a fuzzy concept.

As Barry Keith Grant and Jeannette Sloniowski remarked inThere is, at present, an intense interest in documentary, an interest perhaps unmatched since the s.

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