The right to play oneself [electronic resource] : looking back on documentary film /
Thomas Waugh.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2011.
xxi, 312 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
9780816645862 (hc : alk. paper), 9780816645879 (pb : alk. paper)
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Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2011.
9780816645862 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816645879 (pb : alk. paper)
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Preface : of pulses, panaceas, and parallel universes -- Why documentary filmmakers keep trying to change the world, or why people changing the world keep making documentaries (1984) -- Dziga Vertov, 1930s populism, and Three songs of Lenin (1975) -- Bread, water, blood, rifles, planes : documentary imagery of the Spanish Civil War from the North American Popular Front (1990) -- Acting to play oneself : performance in documentary (1990) -- Beyond Vøritø : Emile de Antonio (1977) -- Sufficient virtue, necessary artistry : the shifting challenges of revolutionary documentary history (2006-08) -- Lesbian and gay documentary : minority self-imaging, oppositional film practice, and the question of image ethics (1984) -- Walking on tippy toes : lesbian and gay liberation documentary of the post-stonewall period (1997) -- "Words of command" : cultural and political inflections of direct cinema in Indian independent documentary (1990) -- Joris Ivens and the legacy of committed documentary (1999).
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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