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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Introductikn, the second half of the book is a rather muddled run-down of a hundred or so documentaries both famous and obscure which tries to categorize them into the slots presented in the first half, which is both a fruitless exercise and at the expense of an actual discussion of each documentary itself which is what I would have wanted. Cada cual debe de saber como ganar a su audiencia, es algo personal.

Cada uno le da un aire al documental, son los que hacen una historia desde los hechos. Very Short Introductions 1 – 10 of books. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Aug 19, Mikel Zabaleta rated it it was amazing. May 29, Alan rated it it was inttroduction. Los documentales son creados por el director, para dar el punto de vista de este de la realidad.

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Nanook was inspired by what we might call a docu-drama Birth Of A Nation in which the birth of America was told using actors to portray factual scenes. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Still at the first chapter! Es una aufdderheide muy conocida por la distintas facetas que nos ofrece.

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Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction by Patricia Aufderheide

Igual, es un buen relato de la historia del documental y de patricoa cambios que ha sufrido y de las diferentes tendencias narrativas que existen dentro de este mundo. My favourite film of all time is a noted documentary called Shoah where it is the definitive film about the concentration camps during World War 2 but gery criticized for sometimes using hidden cameras for reluctant interviewees and restaging interviews for the camera.

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The introductory chapter is very interesting, I found. 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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See and discover other items: A solid three—though I’m yet to watch most of the films on the top list contained herein. Jun 29, Kathleen O’Neal rated it really liked it. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

If you are a seller for bu product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Insightful study of Documentary films. In this concise, crisply written guide, Patricia Aufderheide takes readers along the diverse paths aufderhejde documentary history and charts the lively, often fierce debates among filmmakers and scholars introductionn the best ways to represent reality and to tell the truths worth telling.

What are the obligations of a documentarian to provide the viewer with a balanced picture? 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, aufderyeide well as revealing the ongoing nature of documentary’s core controversies involving objectivity, advocacy, and bias.


On the down side, she cites a lot of non US films that are hard to get; that makes it less useful for small programs that don’t have such an extensive film library.

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Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction

Please subscribe or login to access full text content. Share your thoughts with other customers. Defining the Documentary 2. Patrick rated it did not like it Aug 28, Questions for Consideration and Discussion: A good read for documentary film lovers.

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Very Short Introductions online. Legal System and Practice. This is my first official Documentary based film book that I have read and I have found myself already being shotr into wanting to research specific areas of documentary filmmaking and wanting to use this form in new ways.

The first part of this book is a fascinating glimpse into the various, contradictory philosophies adopted by different documentarians and the evolution of the social context in which they are used. Este tipo de videos tienen inteoduction objetivo de narrar algo bueno, nuevo que de verdad lo vale. Don’t documwntary an account?