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Christopher Webb CMCL 392: Media Genres Professor Segal September 29, 2011 According to Kleinhan, Kleinhan believes that radical filmmakers must examine their own –taken-for-granted ideas and behavior, if they want to make liberating work, film and tapes that contribute to fundamental change. Kleinhan believes that radical political documentary should survey the field less dogmatically and to rethink some basic questions. Functions of radical documentary’s are single protagonist, a set of related people and several individuals. Radical documentary according to Kleinhan, must get beyond
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Unformatted text preview: the most immediate level of emotional involvement. The idea of seeing documentary as intervention means that documentary is like a window to another persons life and soul that exposes so much of their life that you can only sympathize when their sad and rejoice when their happy. It somewhat mediates conditions in the world that others might not go through but understand by watching it. What Kleinhan meant by the word radical is that it is a extreme individualism, anti-impressionist and it’s breaking away from everything; being conscious or revolutionary....
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