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Author Nichols, Bill, 1942-
Title Introduction to documentary / Bill Nichols.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2010.
Edition 2nd ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  PN1995.9.D6 N539 2010    AVAILABLE


Call # PN1995.9.D6 N539 2010
Phys. Description xviii, 341 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Contents Introduction -- How can we define documentary film? -- Why are ethical issues central to documentary filmmaking? -- What gives documentary films a voice of their own? -- What makes documentaries engaging and persuasive? -- How did documentary filmmaking get started? -- How can we differentiate among documentaries? categories, models, and the expository and poetic modes of documentary film -- How can we describe the observational, participatory, reflexive, and performative modes of documentary film? -- How have documentaries addressed social and political issues? -- How can we write effectively about documentary?
Subject Documentary films -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780253355560 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253355567 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253222602 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253222605 (pbk. : alk. paper)