The Environmental Documentary: Cinema Activism in the 21st Century

The Environmental Documentary: Cinema Activism in the 21st Century

by John A. Duvall


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501347511
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/29/2018
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 177,076
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

John A. Duvall is Associate Professor of Communications and Media Studies at Dominican University of California, USA, specializing in Cinema Studies, Production and Writing. He produced the documentary Peak Oil and Transition in conjunction with his doctoral dissertation at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Dr. Duvall formerly edited sound effects in Hollywood and writes feature screenplays.

Table of Contents

1. Documenting the Environment What is a Documentary? What is the Environment?
2. Ecocritical Perspectives
3. A Brief History of the Environmental Documentary The Films
4. General Environmental History and Concerns
5. Climate Change
6. Peak Oil
7. Pollution and Waste
8. Food and Water
9. Animals and Extinction
10. Community and Direct Activism
11. Conclusion

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