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Observational cinema ; anthropology, film, and the exploration of social life

Author: Anna Grimshaw; Amanda Ravetz
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines key works, filmmakers, and theorists, from Andre Bazin and the Italian neorealists, to American documentary films of the 1960s, to extended discussions of the ethnographic films of Herb Di  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Grimshaw; Amanda Ravetz
ISBN: 9780253354242 0253354242 9780253221582 0253221587
OCLC Number: 624415365
Description: xx, 198 p. : ill
Contents: ContentsPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPart One. 1. What Is Observational Cinema? 2. Social Observers: Robert Drew, Albert and David Maysles, Frederick WisemanPart Two. 3. Observational Cinema in the Making: The Work of Herb Di Gioia and David Hancock 4. Observational Cinema on the Move: The Work of David MacDougallPart Three. 5. Rethinking Observational Cinema 6. Toward an Experimental AnthropologyNotesFilmographyBibliographyIndex
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