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The right to play oneself : looking back on documentary film

Author: Thomas Waugh
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
Series: Visible evidence, 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussions of "committed" documentary by a "committed" historian of film.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Waugh
ISBN: 9780816645862 0816645868 9780816645879 0816645876
OCLC Number: 753175330
Description: XXI, 312 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 27 cm.
Contents: Preface: Of Pulses, Panaceas, and Parallel UniversesAcknowledgments1. Why Documentary Filmmakers Keep Trying to Change the World, or Why People Changing the World Keep Making Documentaries (1984)2. Dziga Vertov, 1930s Populism, and Three Songs of Lenin (1975)3. Bread, Water, Blood, Rifles, Planes: Documentary Imagery of the Spanish Civil War from the North American Popular Front (1990)4. Acting to Play Oneself: Performance in Documentary (1990)5. Beyond Verite: Emile de Antonio (1977)6. Sufficient Virtue, Necessary Artistry: The Shifting Challenges of Revolutionary Documentary History (2006-2008)7. Lesbian and Gay Documentary: Minority Self-Imaging, Oppositional Film Practice, and the Question of Image Ethics (1984)8. Walking on Tippy Toes: Lesbian and Gay Liberation Documentary of the Post-Stonewall Period (1997)9. "Words of Command": Cultural and Political Inflections of Direct Cinema in Indian Independent Documentary (1990)10. Joris Ivens and the Legacy of Committed Documentary (1999)NotesFilmographyBibliographyPublication HistoryIndex
Series Title: Visible evidence, 23.
Responsibility: Thomas Waugh.

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