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Documentary Film Classics (97 Edition)

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Documentary Film Classics offers close readings on a number of major films, such as Nanook of the North, Land Without Bread, Night and Fog, Chronicle of a Summer and Don't Look Back. Spanning the history of the documentary film tradition, William Rothman analyzes the philosophical and historical issues and themes implicit in these works. Designed to guide film students through the "texts" of a wide range of documentaries, his readings also focus on the achievements of these works as films per se.

Synopsis:

Documentary Film Classics offers close readings on a number of major films, such as Nanook of the North, Land Without Bread, Night and Fog, Chronicle of a Summer and Don’t Look Back. Spanning the history of the documentary film tradition, William Rothman analyses the philosophical and historical issues and themes implicit in these works.

Synopsis:

A study of classic documentary film.

Synopsis:

This book offers close readings of a number of major documentaries. The author analyzes the philosophical and historical issues and themes implicit in these works. Designed to guide film students through the 'texts' of films that span the history of the documentary film movement, his readings also focus on the achievements of these works as films per se.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-213) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Nanook of the North; 2. Land Without Bread; 3. Night and Fog; 4. Chronicle of a Summer: Jean Rouch, Cinema-verite and 'shared anthropology'; 5. Cinema-verite in America (I): A Happy Mother's Day; 6. Cinema-verite in America (II): rebel with a cause: Don't Look Back.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521456814
Editor:
Rothman, William
Editor:
Andrew, Dudley
Editor:
Rothman, William
Editor:
Andrew, Dudley
Author:
Breitrose, Henry
Author:
Andrew, Dudley
Author:
Rothman, William
Author:
Andrew, J. Dudley
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Mass media
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Documentary films
Subject:
Documentary films -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Mass Media - General
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Media Studies
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Film
Series Volume:
O
Publication Date:
20041031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
196 half-tones
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.93x5.95x.60 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Documentary Film Classics offers close readings on a number of major films, such as Nanook of the North, Land Without Bread, Night and Fog, Chronicle of a Summer and Don’t Look Back. Spanning the history of the documentary film tradition, William Rothman analyses the philosophical and historical issues and themes implicit in these works.
"Synopsis" by , A study of classic documentary film.
"Synopsis" by , This book offers close readings of a number of major documentaries. The author analyzes the philosophical and historical issues and themes implicit in these works. Designed to guide film students through the 'texts' of films that span the history of the documentary film movement, his readings also focus on the achievements of these works as films per se.
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