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100 documentary films

Author: Barry Keith Grant; Jim Hillier
Publisher: [Basingstoke] ; [New York] : Palgrave Macmillan ; London : On behalf of the British Film Institute, 2009.
Series: BFI screen guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'100 Documentary Films' provides concise & authoritative analysis of 100 key non-fiction films of world cinema, from the Lumiere brothers to Michael Moore. The volume features an introduction to the history & concerns of documentary film-making, as well as cross-referencing & a wealth of images from the films discussed.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Keith Grant; Jim Hillier
ISBN: 9781844572656 184457265X 1844572641 9781844572649
OCLC Number: 987008535
Description: viii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; A Propos de Nice, Jean Vigo, France 1930; The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes, Stan Brakhage, US 1971; The Atomic Cafe, Jane Loader/Kevin Rafferty, US 1982; The Battle of Chile/La Batalla de Chile, Patricio Guzman, Venezuela-France-Cuba 1975-1979); Berlin: Symphony of a Great City/Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Grossstadt, Walter Ruttmann, Germany 1927; Bowling for Columbine, Michael Moore, US 2002; A British Picture: Portrait of an Enfant Terrible (Ken Russell, UK 1989); British Sounds, Jean-Luc Godard/ Jean-Henri Roger, UK 1969; Bus 174, Jose Padilha, Brazil 2002; Cane Toads: An Unnatural History, Mark Lewis, Australia 1988; Le Chagrin et la pitie/The Sorrow and the Pity, Marcel Ophuls, Fr-Switz-W Ger, 1968; Chronique d'un ete/Chronicle of a Summer, Jean Rouch/Edgar Morin, France 1961; Close Up, Abbas Kiarostami, Iran, 1990; Coal Face, Alberto Cavalcanti, UK 1935; Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment, Robert Drew, US 1963; Daughter Rite, Michelle Citron, US 1979; David Holzman's Diary, Jim McBride, US 1967; Dead Birds, Robert Gardner, US 1965; A Diary for Timothy, Humphrey Jennings, UK 1945; Dont Look Back, D.A. Pennebaker, US 1967; The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On, Hara Kazuo, Japan 1987; Etre et avoir, Nicolas Philibert, France 2002; The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Esfir Shub, USSR 1927; Farrebique, ou les quatres saisons, Georges Rouquier, France 1946; Fast, Cheap and Out of Control, Errol Morris, US 1997; For Freedom, Hossein Torabi, Iran 1979; Forgotten Silver, Peter Jackson, NZ 1995; Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse/The Gleaners and I, Agnes Varda, France 2000; Grey Gardens, Albert & David Maysles/Ellen Hovde/Muffie Meyer, US 1975; Grizzly Man, Werner Herzog, US 2005; Handsworth Songs, John Akomfrah, 1986; Happy Mother's Day, Richard Leacock/Joyce Chopra, US 1963; Harlan County USA, Barbara Kopple, US 1976; Harvest of Shame, David Lowe, US 1960; Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam, Nick Broomfield, UK 1995; Hoop Dreams, Steve James, US 1994; Hour of the Furnaces/La Hora de los hornos, Octavio Getino/Fernando E. Solanas, Argentina 1968; Housing Problems, Edgar Anstey/Arthur Elton, UK 1935; Las Hurdes/Land Without Bread, Luis Bunuel, Spain 1933; I for India, Sandhya Suri, UK-Germany 2005; In the Year of the Pig, Emile De Antonio, US 1968; Jazz, Ken Burns, US 2001; Kon Tiki, Thor Heyerdahl, Norway 1950; Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, Godfrey Reggio, US 1982; Lessons in Darkness/Lektionen in Finisternis, Werner Herzog, Ger-France-UK 1992; Let There Be Light, John Huston, US 1946; The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter, Connie Field, US 1980; Lonely Boy, Wolf Koenig/Roman Kroiter, Canada 1962; Lost Lost Lost, Jonas Mekas, US 1976; Lumiere programme, Auguste & Louis Lumiere, France 1895; Les Maitres Fous/The Mad Masters, Jean Rouch, France 1955; Manhatta, Charles Sheeler/Paul Strand, US 1921; The Man with a Movie Camera, Dziga Vertov, USSR 1929; Man of Aran, Robert Flaherty, UK 1934; March of the Penguins/La Marche de l'empereur, Luc Jacquet, France 2005; A Married Couple, Allan King, Canada 1969; Minamata, Tsuchimoto Noriaki, Japan 1971; My Winnipeg, Guy Maddin, Canada 2007; Nanook of the North, Robert Flaherty, US 1922; Native Land, Leo Hurwitz/Paul Strand, US 1942; Necrology, Standish Lawder, US 1971; New Earth/Nieuwe gronden, Joris Ivens, Netherlands 1934; News from Home, Chantal Akerman, France-Belgium-West Germany 1976; North Sea, Harry Watt, UK 1938; Nuit et brouillard/Night and Fog, Alain Resnais, France 1955; Not a Love Story: A Film about Pornography, Bonnie Sherr Klein, Canada 1981; One Man's War/La Guerre d'un seul homme, Edgardo Cozarinsky, France, 1982; Paris is Burning, Jennie Livingston, US 1990; People on Sunday/Menschen am Sonntag, Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Germany 1929; The Plow that Broke the Plains, Pare Lorentz, US 1936; Portrait of Jason, Shirley Clarke, US 1967; Primary, Robert Drew, US 1960; Primate, Frederick Wiseman, US 1974; Les Racquetteurs/The Snowshoers, Michel Brault/Gilles Groulx, Canada 1958; Roger and Me, Michael Moore, US 1989; Salesman, Albert & David Maysles/Charlotte Zwerin, US 1969; Le Sang des betes, Georges Franju, France 1949; Sans soleil/Sunless, Chris Marker, France 1983; 79 Primaveras/79 Springs, Santiago Alvarez, Cuba 1969; Shipyard, Paul Rotha, UK 1935; Shoah, Claude Lanzmann, France 1985; El Sol del membrillo/The Quince Tree Sun/The Dream of Light, Victor Erice, Spain 1992); The Spanish Earth, Joris Ivens, US 1937; Surname Viet Given Name Nam, Trinh T. Minh-ha, US 1989; Talking Heads, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Poland, 1980; The Thin Blue Line, Errol Morris, US 1988; This is Spinal Tap, Rob Reiner, US 1984; Time Indefinite, Ross McElwee, US 1994; Titicut Follies, Frederick Wiseman, US 1967; Tongues Untied, Marlon Riggs, US 1990; Triumph of the Will/Triumph des Willens, Leni Riefenstahl, Germany 1935; Truth or Dare, Alek Keshishian, US, 1991; Turksib, Victor A. Turin, USSR 1929; Very Nice, Very Nice, Arthur Lipsett, Canada 1961; Waiting for Fidel, Michael Rubbo, Canada 1974; The War Game, Peter Watkins, UK 1965; We Are the Lambeth Boys, Karel Reisz, UK 1958; When the Levees Broke, Spike Lee, US 2006; Why We Fight: Prelude to War, Frank Capra, US 1943; Woodstock, Michael Wadleigh, US 1970; Zidane: a 21st Century Portrait, Douglas Gordon/Philippe Parreno, France-Iceland 2006.
Series Title: BFI screen guides.
Other Titles: One hundred documentary films
Hundred documentary films
Responsibility: Barry Keith Grant & Jim Hillier.

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