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American documentary filmmaking in the digital age [electronic resource] : depictions of war in Burns, Moore, and Morris /
Lucia Ricciardelli.
imprint
New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
description
xi, 162 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN
9780203768785 (ebk), 9780415840125 (hbk)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
isbn
9780203768785 (ebk)
9780415840125 (hbk)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
The realist documentary tradition in the postmodern age. Introduction: the postmodern attack on historicism, nationalism, rationalism, and realism -- Realist documentary: who, what, when, where, why, and how? -- The demise of the academic critique of realism: phenomenological approaches in documentary studies scholarship -- Audiovisual historical narration in the age of digitization. The impact of digital technology on documentary filmmaking -- From "Nanook of the north" to social-networking websites: shaping historical consciousness in the digital age -- American documentary filmmaking in the postmodern age. Ken Burns: the master of consensus in the age of dissent -- Michael Moore: the subjective/objective dichotomy -- Errol Morris: "Interrotroning" the past for the present -- Conclusion: the demise of American realist documentary filmmaking in the digital age?
catalogue key
10737979
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-158) and index.

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