Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction takes readers along the diverse paths of Patricia Aufderheide, author Director of the Center for Social Media and. ‘Defining the documentary’ explores how film can tell a story about real life honestly, Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction$ Patricia Aufderheide. Aufderheide, Patricia. Documentary film: a very short introduction. / Patricia Aufderheide. p. cm.—(Very short introductions). Includes bibliographical references.
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A Very Short Introduction 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.
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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. 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 docukentary core controversies involving objectivity, advocacy, and bias.
Christine rated it it was amazing Jun 26, The colour of money Introduction 2. I really like the way that he outlines documentary film types, but I think that certain examples could use a lot more description.
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Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction by Patricia Aufderheide
Aufderheide’s small book is packed with information, but so beautifully organized you can actually find what you’re looking for.
A particularly useful feature of the book is an appended list of ” great documentaries” that anyone with a serious interest in the genre should see. A good, brief history. A History of the Non-Fiction Introdjction.
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Sign in to annotate. While this is not the author’s fault per se, the book neither warned me about this nor gave any suggestions beyond netflix on how I might go about trying to screen these classic films. Arts and Humanities Archaeology. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It’s still one of my favorite film documentaary. One of the best documentaries of recent years was March Of The Penguins showing a year in the life of penguins but maybe ignoring global warming and the fact penguins only mate once in their lives.
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Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction
She is the author, most recently, of The Daily Planet: It is a hort introduction but quite useful in clarifying the varieties of Docu films.
Interwoven throughout are discussions of the ethical and practical considerations that dcoumentary with every aspect of documentary production.
Patricia’s short introduction is a great little book because the she shorg all the biggies film makers, modes, etc of documentary film without the higher level conceptual stuff fery makes Bill Nichols’ book a hard read for my undergraduates. Three figures who launched their careers in the s have shaped expectations of audiences worldwide ever since: A particularly useful feature of the book is an appended list of ” great documentaries” that anyone with a serious interest in the genre should see.
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One thing is certain: She received the career achievement award for scholarship from the International Documentary Association in and has served as a Sundance Film Festival juror and as a board member of the Independent Television Service. A particularly useful feature of the book is an appended list of ” great documentaries” that anyone with a serious interest in the genre should see.
Set up a giveaway. Aug 19, Gaizka. Oct 25, Meghan rated it liked it Shelves: How has this relationship been defined by ethnographic filmmakers, who work with subjects in very different cultures from their own? Patricia, as I have seen through her videos on YouTube, is more interested in the relationship between the viewers and the products films.