This ebook offers a transparent advent to the theoretical concerns that flooring any in-depth learn of the documentary. It explores the legitimacy of the excellence among fiction and non-fiction. It examines the makes use of of relocating photos and recording sounds in communication. It describes the consequences of varied stylistic and structural offerings to be had to filmmakers. The ebook additionally covers extensive philosophical concerns, resembling the character and capabilities of objectivity, reflexivity, and truth-telling. It embraces a severe realist viewpoint, and therefore deals an alternative choice to post-modernist and post-structuralist theories of the documentary.
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