Unformatted text preview: II. Issues (purpose, structure, truth-telling) a. Purpose i. Inform: primary purpose 1. There is a script, reinforced by video (see the narrator) 2. Or there is no narrator 3. Could be more/less entertaining ii. Criticize : start with a premise that something is wrong, that needs to be changed 1. Michael Moore, Roger and me : narrative story telling (type of structure), get us involved (entertainment value) by telling us his childhood and how he grew up 2. Al Gore’s inconvenient truth: also narrative telling, but huge emphasis on information...
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- Spring '08
- Documentary film, Michael Moore, I. Documentary film, indisputable truth, Visual comm