Documentary Cinema

Documentary Cinema - Eric Leconte Documentary is identified...

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Eric Leconte
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Documentary is identified by its: Title Publicity Press Coverage Subject Matter Word of mouth
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Purpose of Documentary To present factual information about the world preferably by recording actual events as they actually occur Some scenes may be staged to better illustrate the larger purpose of the information Can cause film to be unreliable to the viewer
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Genres of Documentary Compilation Film Interview Direct-Cinema Nature/Portrait Synthetic
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Compilation film is produced by assembling images from archival sources Compilation film typically uses newsreel footage, interviews, etc Actual Interviews are often known as “Talking Heads” Interviews record testimony about events or social movements
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Direct-Cinema Emerged as more portable cameras and sound equipment became available records an ongoing event as it happens with little interference from filmmaker Known as “Cinéma- Vérité”–(cinema-truth)
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course FILM 270WR taught by Professor Sen during the Spring '07 term at Emory.

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