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  • Documenting the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Hallas

    Bringing together an international range of scholars, as well as filmmakers and curators, this book explores the rich variety in form and content of the contemporary art documentary. Since their emergence in the late 1940s as a distinct genre, documentaries about the visual arts have made…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Documentary, Performance and Risk

    1st Edition

    By James Lyons

    Documentary, Performance and Risk explores how some of the most significant recent American feature documentaries use performance to dramatically animate major categories of risk. The fact that these documentaries do rely on such performance is revealing both in terms of trends in American…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Journalism, Power and Investigation

    Global and Activist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Price

    Journalism, Power and Investigation presents a contemporary, trans-national analysis of investigative journalism. Beginning with a detailed introduction that examines the relationship between this form of public communication and normative conceptions of democracy, the book offers a selection of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Emotion in Animated Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meike Uhrig

    Ranging from blockbuster movies to experimental shorts or documentaries to scientific research, computer animation shapes a great part of media communication processes today. Be it the portrayal of emotional characters in moving films or the creation of controllable emotional stimuli in scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The City Symphony Phenomenon

    Cinema, Art, and Urban Modernity Between the Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Jacobs, Eva Hielscher, Anthony Kinik

    The 1920s and 1930s saw the rise of the city symphony, an experimental film form that presented the city as protagonist instead of mere decor. Combining experimental, documentary, and narrative practices, these films were marked by a high level of abstraction reminiscent of high-modernist…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Ten Years of Studies in Documentary Film

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deane Williams

    This volume will be a ‘time capsule’ of the first 10 years of Studies in Documentary Film (2007–2016), tracing not only the development of the journal but also of documentary studies in the same period. Issues such as the rise of digital documentary forms and authorship, documentary activism, and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge

  • A Visual History of HIV/AIDS

    Exploring The Face of AIDS film archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabet Björklund, Mariah Larsson

    The Face of AIDS film archive at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, consists of more than 700 hours of unedited and edited footage, shot over a period of more than thirty years and all over the world by filmmaker and journalist Staffan Hildebrand. The material documents the HIV/AIDS pandemic…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • The Documentary Filmmaker's Roadmap

    A Practical Guide to Planning, Production and Distribution, 1st Edition

    By Maxine Trump

    The Documentary Filmmaker’s Roadmap is a concise and practical guide to making a feature-length documentary film—from funding to production to distribution, exhibition and marketing. Using her award-winning film Musicwood—a New York Times Critics’ Pick—as a case study, director Maxine Trump guides…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Rediscovering U.S. Newsfilm

    Cinema, Television, and the Archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Garrett Cooper, Sara Beth Levavy, Ross Melnick, Mark Williams

    The twentieth century generated tens of thousands of hours of American newsfilm but not the scholarly apparatus necessary to analyze and contextualize them. Assembling new approaches to the study of U.S. newsfilm in cinema and television, this book makes a long overdue critical intervention in the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-25
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Digital Storytelling

    Capturing Lives, Creating Community, 5th Edition

    By Joe Lambert, Brooke Hessler

    In this revised and updated edition of the StoryCenter's popular guide to digital storytelling, StoryCenter founder Joe Lambert offers budding storytellers the skills and tools they need to craft compelling digital stories. Using a "Seven Steps" approach, Lambert helps storytellers identify the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris, 1st Edition

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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