New Documentary: A Critical Introduction

New Documentary: A Critical Introduction

by Stella Bruzzi


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415385251
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Stella Bruzzi is Chair in Film and Television Studies at Warwick University. Her previous publications include the co-edited collection Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explorations and Analysis (2000, with Pamela Church Gibson) and Undressing Cinema: Clothing and Identity in the Movies (1997). Her most recent publication is Bringing Up Daddy: Fatherhood and Masculinity in Post-War Hollywood (2005).

Table of Contents

Part 1: Ground rules 1. The event: archive and newsreel 2. Narration: the film and its voice Part 2: The legacy of direct cinema 3. Documentary journeys 4. New observational documentary: from 'docusoaps' to reality television Part 3: Performance 5. The president and the image 6. The performative documentary Part 4: New directions 7. Contemporary documentaries: performance and success

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