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Documentary Film Classics / Edition 1

Documentary Film Classics / Edition 1

by William Rothman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521456819

ISBN-13: 9780521456814

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521456814
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Film Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

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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.

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