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politics of documentary

by Michael Chanan

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Published by British Film Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Documentary films -- History and criticism.,
  • Documentary films -- Production and direction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Chanan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19340049M
    ISBN 101844572277, 1844572269
    ISBN 109781844572267, 9781844572274

      The Rhetoric of the New Political Documentary explores the most visible and volatile element in the presidential campaign—the partisan documentary film. This collection of original critical essays by leading scholars and critics—including Shawn J. and Trevor Parry-Giles, Jennifer L. Borda, and Martin J. Medhurst—analyzes a selection of political documentaries that appeared 5/5(1).   part i. documentary meets the neighbors: the avant-garde and fiction film part ii. the audio in audiovisual part iii. beyond “just the facts”: evidence, interpretation, and social context part iv. ethics and irony in documentary part v. politics and the documentary film notes index.

    Politics of Memory Documentary and Archive. Edited by Marco Scotini and Elisabetta Galasso The anthology Politics of Memory aims to investigate the document as such, as an objective trace left by events, as material proof or the creation of reality – the strategies with which they transform a state of memory into State memory, those by.   Secretive Christian group at heart of D.C. politics ready for its close-up in Netflix docuseries "The Family" puts the spotlight on the enigmatic Fellowship Foundation, the .

    Politics and American History - Janu Politics and American History - Janu This copy is for your personal, noncommercial use only. In The Migrant Image T. J. Demos examines the ways contemporary artists have reinvented documentary practices in their representations of mobile lives: refugees, migrants, the stateless, and the politically dispossessed. He presents a sophisticated analysis of how artists from the United States, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East depict the often ignored effects of globalization and the ways their works Author: T. J. Demos.


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About the Author. MICHAEL CHANAN is a documentary film-maker and Professor of Film and Video at Roehampton University. His films include 'Detroit - Ruin of a City' (with George Steinmetz, ). His books include 'Cuban Cinema' () and 'Repeated Takes: A Short History of Recording and its Effects on Music' ().3/5(1).

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