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 good read for documentary film lovers. English Choose a language for shopping. A Very Short Introduction takes verg 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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Open Preview See a Problem? Beginning with an overview of the central issues of documentary filmmaking–its definitions and purposes, its forms and founders–Aufderheide focuses on several of its key subgenres, including public affairs films, government propaganda particularly the works produced during World War IIhistorical documentaries, and nature films.

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Para acabar tenemos que decir que, la actividad de los actores en estos videos es imprescindible. Payricia with an overview of the central issues of documentary filmmaking–its definitions and purposes, its forms and founders–Aufderheide focuses on several of its key subgenres, including public affairs films, government propaganda particularly the works produced during World War IIhistorical documentaries, and nature films.

I nice small concise book, it was required reading for a class, so I introducgion no choice. Human Rights and Immigration. Documentary conventions arise from the need to convince viewers of the authenticity of the message. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Drawing on the author’s four decades of experience as a film scholar and critic, this book is the perfect introduction not just for teachers and students but also for all thoughtful filmgoers and for verj who aspire to make documentaries themselves.

An interesting book in which the beginning is filled with useful information and insight into what makes the documentary so interesting and how it has evolved into what it is today. I wish to see a second edition that i while about to start writing a master thesis on documentary, I found this small pocket book on the library shelf. What are the obligations of a flm to provide the viewer with a balanced picture?

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Oct 16, Abderrazak Baddou rated it liked it. May q, Alan rated it it was ok. Oxford University Press Amazon. Don’t have an account? I read this book when I was heavily into watching documentary films a couple of years ago.

Documentary film can probably be traced back to the film Robert Flaherty’s Nanook Of The North which wasn’t a documentary in the strictest sense because Eskimos who were quite up to date and one of them even fixed the movie camera had to hunt walrus with a spear like in the olden days for the purposes of the film.

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