SAC 621 - Seminar in the Theory and Practice of Documentary
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Lab Fee:
35.00
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

This seminar examines many of the social, ethical and philosophical problems and issues — i.e., questions of authenticity, representation, voice, authority, form and politics — surrounding non-fiction and documentary film and video. It explores a range of non-fiction film practices through the application of anthropological, historical, gender, and cultural studies theory to a range of genres including counter-colonial, cinema verité, direct cinema, ethnographic, instructional, historical, and auteurist documentaries. Topics covered include the boundaries of documentary/non-fiction discourse, documentary poetics, historical representation on film, non-western documentary and feminism, and the essayistic in film and video.

SAC 621 - Seminar in the Theory and Practice of Documentary
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
45474
Open
5
7Graduate Standing
-
M 10:00AM - 1:00PM
002 (LAB)
 
45475
Open
5
 
-
M 4:00PM - 7:00PM
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