The looking machine : essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking (eBook, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The looking machine : essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The looking machine : essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

Author: David MacDougall
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020
Series: Anthropology, creative practice and ethnography.; Manchester scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This volume of essays brings together his latest ideas on filming, documentary, anthropology and the art of cinema, based on his practice as an award-winning maker of ethnographic films.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David MacDougall
ISBN: 9781526144720 1526144727 9781526134127 1526134128
OCLC Number: 1120107945
Notes: Also issued in print: 2019.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: IntroductionPart I: Filmmaking as practice1 Looking with a camera 2 Dislocation as method 3 Camera, mind, and eye 4 Environments of childhoodPart II: Film and the senses5 The third tendency in cinema 6 Sensational cinema 7 The experience of colour 8 Notes on cinematic spacePart III: Film, anthropology and the documentary tradition9 Observation in the cinema 10 Anthropology and the cinematic imagination 11 Anthropological filmmaking: an empirical art12 Documentary and its doublesBibliographyFilmographyIndex -- .
Series Title: Anthropology, creative practice and ethnography.; Manchester scholarship online.
Responsibility: David MacDougall.

Abstract:

This book of essays brings together his latest ideas on filming, documentary, anthropology and the art of cinema, based on his practice as an award-winning maker of ethnographic films. -- .  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'MacDougall is masterful in writing succinctly about how audiences and their bodies connect to the films that they are watching. The Looking Machine is a must read for those interested in the history Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.