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Observational Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Anna Grimshaw, Amanda Ravetz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Once hailed as a radical breakthrough in documentary and ethnographic filmmaking, observational cinema has been criticized for a supposedly detached camera that objectifies and dehumanizes the subjects of its gaze. The author's provide a critical historyand in-depth appraisal of this movement.
Beyond observation
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Paul Henley
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-20 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. Beyond Observation is structured by the argument that the ‘ethnographicness’ of a film should not be determined by the fact that it is about an exotic culture – the popular view – nor because it
Discreet Montage
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Jake Wilson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-23 - Publisher:

discreet montage features a selection of experimental (non)fictions including post-industrial reportage, ambient family portraits and found quotidian abstraction. Shot on Super 8 film and edited in camera, the films are un-staged spontaneous recordings, utilising chance and improvisation as structuring devices to generate atmospheric narratives.Similarly, the soundtracks privilege the accidental, predominately
The Trouble with George
Language: en
Authors: Aurora Scheelings
Categories: Documentary films
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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Direct Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Dave Saunders
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

'Direct Cinema' is a comprehensive study of the seminal 'direct cinema' movement of 1960s America.