A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film

Original Publish Date: Mar 03, 2015
Product Number: EB00611994
Released: Jun 05, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118884508
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film presents a collection of original essays that explore major issues surrounding the state of current documentary films and their capacity to inspire and effect change.  -Presents a comprehensive collection of essays relating to all aspects of contemporary documentary films -Includes nearly 30 original essays by top documentary film scholars and makers, with each thematic grouping of essays sub-edited by major figures in the field -Explores a variety of themes central to contemporary documentary filmmakers and the study of documentary film – the planet, migration, work, sex, virus, religion, war, torture, and surveillance -Considers a wide diversity of documentary films that fall outside typical canons, including international and avant-garde documentaries presented in a variety of media