Ethnographic Film

ISBN-10: 0292714580

ISBN-13: 9780292714588

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Karl G. Heider

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One of the first books to provide an introduction to this field of visual anthropology, this third edition reflect developments in the field over the three decades since its publication, focusing on the work of four seminal filmmakers - Jean Rouch, John Marshall, Robert Gardner, and Timothy Asch.
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List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 11/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

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Toward a Definition: The Nature of the Category "Ethnographic Film"
The Nature of Ethnography
The Differing Natures of Ethnography and Film
"Truth" in Film and Ethnography
A History of Ethnographic Film
Background Factors
Prehistory: The Explorers
Scripted Fictional Films
Bateson and Mead in Bali and New Guinea
University of California American Indian Series
The Netsilik Eskimo Project
The Natives' View
Institutionalization of Ethnographic Film
The Attributes of Ethnographic Film
The Attributes
Additional Principles
The Attributes as Dimensions
Making Ethnographic Film
The Ethics of Ethnographic Filmmaking
An Ethnographic Film Must Be Based on Ethnographic Understanding
An Ethnographic Film Must Exploit the Visual Potential of Film
Whole Bodies, Whole Interactions, and Whole People in Whole Acts
Division of Labor
The Meaning of Real Collaboration
An Ethnographic Film Cannot Stand by Itself
Ethnographic Films from Research Footage
Preservation of the Film Record
The Use of Ethnographic Films in Teaching
Films and Background Reading
Appendix: A Brief Descriptive Catalog of Films
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