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Five films by Frederick Wiseman

Author: Barry Keith Grant; Frederick Wiseman
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wiseman is among America's foremost documentary filmmakers. The recipient of many awards, including three Emmys, he has made over 30 feature-length documentaries during a career that has spanned five decades. Together, these films provide a fascinating chronicle of American social and institutional life.
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Named Person: Frederick Wiseman; Frederick Wiseman; Frederick Wiseman
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Keith Grant; Frederick Wiseman
ISBN: 0520244567 9780520244566 0520244575 9780520244573
OCLC Number: 58386594
Description: xiii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Titicut follies --
High school --
Welfare --
High school II --
Public housing.
Other Titles: 5 films by Frederick Wiseman
Responsibility: transcribed and edited by Barry Keith Grant ; with a foreword by Frederick Wiseman.
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Frederick Wiseman is among America's foremost documentary film-makers. Providing transcriptions of five of Wiseman's most important films, this book enables readers to scrutinize the films' complex  Read more...

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