SAC 621 - Seminar in the Theory and Practice of Documentary
Fall 2010, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media


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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)
 In Person
7Graduate Standing
M 10:00AM - 1:00PM
002 (LAB)
 In Person
M 4:00PM - 7:00PM

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