Documenting the Documentary Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video

ISBN-10: 0814326390

ISBN-13: 9780814326398

Edition: 1998 (Expurgated)

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Alistair Fox holds a personal chair in the Department of English and is director of the Centre for Research on National Identity at the University of Otago.Barry Keith Grant is professor of film studies and popular culture at Brock University.

The Filmmaker as Hunter: Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North
"Peace between Man and Machine": Dziga Vertov's The Man with a Movie Camera
Paradise Regained: Sergei Eisenstein's Que viva Mexico! as Ethnography
Synthetic Vision: The Dialectical Imperative of Luis Bunuel's Las Hurdes
The Art of National Projection: Basil Wright's Song of Ceylon
The Mass Psychology of Fascist Cinema: Leni Riefenstahl's Triumph of the Will
American Documentary Finds Its Voice: Persuasion and Expression in The Plow That Broke the Plains and The City
"Men Cannot Act before the Camera in the Presence of Death": Joris Ivens's The Spanish Earth
The Poetics of Propaganda: Humphrey Jennings and Listen to Britain
"It Was an Atrocious Film": Georges Franju's Blood of the Beasts
The "Dialogic Imagination" of Jean Rouch: Covert Conversations in Les maitres fous
Documenting the Ineffable: Terror and Memory in Alain Resnais's Night and Fog
"Don't You Ever Just Watch?": American Cinema Verite and Dont Look Back
"Ethnography in the First Person": Frederick Wiseman's Titicut Follies
The Two Avant-gardes: Solanas and Getino's The Hour of the Furnaces
Seeing with Experimental Eyes: Stan Brakhage's The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes
"A Bastard Union of Several Forms": Style and Narrative in An American Family
The Documentary of Displaced Persona: Michael Rubbo's Daisy: The Story of a Facelift
Gender, Power, and a Cucumber: Satirizing Masculinity in This Is Spinal Tap
Documentary Film and the Discourse of Hysterical/Historical Narrative: Ross McElwee's Sherman's March
Subjectivity Lost and Found: Bill Viola's I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like
The Filmmaker as Global Circumnavigator: Peter Watkins's The Journey and Media Critique
Mirrors without Memories: Truth, History, and The Thin Blue Line
Documentaphobia and Mixed Modes: Michael Moore's Roger and Me
Silence and Its Opposite: Expressions of Race in Tongues Untied
Containing Fire: Performance in Paris Is Burning
Contested Territory: Camille Billops and James Hatch's Finding Christa
General Bibliography
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