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Documentary Storytelling: Creative Nonfiction on Screen, 3rd EditionUpdated and improved, with new case studies and conversations with award-winning filmmakers including Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), James Marsh (Man on Wire), and Deborah Scranton (The War Tapes). Documentary Storytelling has reached filmmakers and filmgoers worldwide with its unique focus on the single most important aspect of documentary media-making: storytelling. Drawing on the narrative tools of the creative writer, the unique strengths of a visual and aural media, and the power of r…

Documentary Screens: Nonfiction Film and TelevisionDocumentary productions encompass remarkable representations of surprising realities. How do documentaries achieve their ends? What types of documentaries are there? What factors are implicated in their production? Such questions animate this engaging study. Documentary Screens is a comprehensive and critical study of the formal features and histories of central categories of documentary film and television. Among the categories examined are autobiographical, indigenous and ethnographic document…

Documentary Storytelling: Creative Nonfiction on ScreenDocumentary Storytelling has reached filmmakers and filmgoers worldwide with its unique focus on the key ingredient for success in the growing global documentary marketplace: storytelling. This practical guide reveals how today’s top filmmakers bring the tools of narrative cinema to the world of nonfiction film and video without sacrificing the rigor and truthfulness that give documentaries their power. The book offers practical advice for producers, directors, editors, cinematographers, write…

Hard to Swallow: Hard-Core Pornography on ScreenEven in our increasingly sexualized culture hard-core pornography and the representation of explicit sex is still hard to swallow. This lively and provocative new collection of essays by leading scholars explores screen representations of pornography and sex in a variety of cultural, historical, and critical contexts. Contributions cover a wide range of topics from sex in the multiplex to online alt-porn, from women in stag films to the excesses of extreme pornography, and a variety of contempor…

The Global Jesus RevolutionJoel Richardson, New York Times Bestselling author and teacher, and director of the documentary, End Times Eyewitness present a powerful new film, Global Jesus Revolution, showing how present-day world events, particularly throughout the Middle East, are clearly falling into alignment with the words of the biblical prophets concerning the last days. But far important than merely knowing about the end times, is knowing what the followers of Jesus should be doing about it. What are the primary iss…

Documentary Screens: Nonfiction Film and Television by Dr Keith Beattie (16-Apr-2004) PaperbackJoel Richardson, New York Times Bestselling author and teacher, and director of the documentary, End Times Eyewitness present a powerful new film, Global Jesus Revolution, showing how present-day world events, particularly throughout the Middle East, are clearly falling into alignment with the words of the biblical prophets concerning the last days. But far important than merely knowing about the end times, is knowing what the followers of Jesus should be doing about it. What are the primary iss…

Documenting Gay Men: Identity and Performance in Reality Television and Documentary FilmThis book charts an evolution in gay identity within American reality television and documentary film. Through focusing on the performative potential of gay men, it examines the emergence of the independent gay citizen as a bold new voice rejecting subjugation within the media. Through examining productions as diverse as An American Family, Tongues United, Silverlake Life, The Real World, Paternal Instinct, Trembling Before G-D, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, and many others, this book explores…

Environmental Ethics and Film (Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media)Environmental ethics presents and defends a systematic and comprehensive account of the moral relation between human beings and their natural environment and assumes that human behaviour toward the natural world can and is governed by moral norms. In contemporary society, film has provided a powerful instrument for the moulding of such ethical attitudes.Through a close examination of the medium, Environmental Ethics and Film explores how historical ethical values can be re-imagined and re-consti…

Music and Sound in Documentary Film (Routledge Music and Screen Media)This collection of fourteen essays provides a rich and detailed history of the relationship between and music and image in documentary films, exploring the often overlooked role of music in the genre and its subsequent impact on an audience’s perception of reality and fiction. Exploring examples of documentary films which make use of soundtrack music, from an interdisciplinary perspective, Music and Sound in Documentary Film is the first in-depth treatment on the use of music in the nonfictio…

A Companion to Reality TelevisionInternational in scope and more comprehensive than existing collections, A Companion to Reality Television presents a complete guide to the study of reality, factual and nonfiction television entertainment, encompassing a wide range of formats and incorporating cutting-edge work in critical, social and political theory. Original in bringing cutting-edge work in critical, social and political theory into the conversation about reality TV Consolidates the latest, broadest range of scholarship on…