A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film

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A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film

Alexandra Juhasz, "A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film"
English | ISBN: 0470671645 | 2015 | 704 pages | PDF | 12 MB

A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film presents a collection of original essays that explore major issues surrounding the state of current documentary films and their capacity to inspire and effect change.
Presents a comprehensive collection of essays relating to all aspects of contemporary documentary films
Includes nearly 30 original essays by top documentary film scholars and makers, with each thematic grouping of essays sub-edited by major figures in the field
Explores a variety of themes central to contemporary documentary filmmakers and the study of documentary film – the planet, migration, work, sex, virus, religion, war, torture, and surveillance
Considers a wide diversity of documentary films that fall outside typical canons, including international and avant-garde documentaries presented in a variety of media