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Nonfiction film : a critical history

Author: Richard Meran Barsam
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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Covers the worldwide development of the non-fiction film, from the first factual films of 1895 to the cinema of the 1980s. This work discusses the important non-fiction film movements - the factual  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barsam, Richard Meran.
Nonfiction film.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)647037109
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Meran Barsam
ISBN: 0253311241 9780253311245 0253207061 9780253207067
OCLC Number: 24107769
Description: xvi, 482 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: (1820-1933) Foundations of the Nonfiction Film --
(1933-1939) Documentary Films to Change the World --
(1939-1945) Nonfiction Films for World War II --
(1945-1960) Nonfiction Films After World War II --
European Asian and Canadian Nonfiction Film after World War II --
(1960-1985) Continuing Traditions and New Directions --
Afterword: One Hundred Years of Nonfiction Film --
Legacy of the 1980s --
Developing Technologies --
Financing and Distribution --
Film Theory and Criticism.
Responsibility: Richard M. Barsam.

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