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  1. Night and Fog

    "Night and Fog"

    A Film in History

    Written by Sylvie Lindeperg, Translated by Tom Mes

    Series Visible Evidence

    University of Minnesota Press

    François Truffaut called Night and Fog "the greatest film ever made."But when Alain Resnais finished his documentary, with its depiction of Nazi atrocities, the resistance of the French censors was fierce. A mere decade had passed... Learn More
    Published: 21st December 2014
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  2. Creating the Witness
    Since the beginning of the conflict in 2003, more than 300,000 lives have been lost in Darfur. Players of the video game Darfur Is Dying learn this sobering fact and more as they work to ensure the survival of a virtual refugee... Learn More
    Published: 30th October 2012
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. Ferocious Reality
    Over the course of his career Werner Herzog, known for such visionary masterpieces as Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972) and The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974), has directed almost sixty films, roughly half of which are documentaries.... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2012
    Paperback | £19.99
  4. Cinema’s Alchemist
    Péter Forgács, based in Budapest, is best known for his award-winning films built on home movies from the 1930s to the 1960s that document ordinary lives soon to intersect with offscreen historical events. Cinema's Alchemist... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2011
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. The Right to Play Oneself
    The Right to Play Oneself collects for the first time Thomas Waugh's essays on the politics, history, and aesthetics of documentary film, written between 1974 and 2008. The title, inspired by Walter Benjamin's and Joris Ivens's... Learn More
    Published: 12th May 2011
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  6. Recording Reality, Desiring the Real
    Documentary has once again emerged as one of the most vital cultural forms, whether seen in cinemas or inside the home, as digital, film, or video. In Recording Reality, Desiring the Real, Elizabeth Cowie looks at the history... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2011
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. First Person Jewish

    First Person Jewish

    By Alisa S. Lebow

    Series Visible Evidence

    University of Minnesota Press

    Documentaries have increasingly used the first person, with a number of prominent filmmakers finding critical and commercial success with this intimate approach. Jewish filmmakers have particularly thrived in this genre, using... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2008
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  8. Documentary Time
    Finding the theoretical space where cinema and philosophy meet, Malin Wahlberg's sophisticated approach to the experience of documentary film aligns with attempts to reconsider the premises of existential phenomenology. The configuration... Learn More
    Published: 29th February 2008
    Paperback | £17.99
  9. Circuits of Culture
    Set against the background of Bolivia's prominent urban festival parades and the country's recent appearance on the front lines of antiglobalization movements, Circuits of Culture is the first social analysis of Bolivian film... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 2007
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  10. F Is For Phony
    Fake documentaries mimic documentary genre expectations, unraveling the documentary's authority and dismantling understandings of identity, history, and nation. The interdisciplinary essays in F Is for Phony discuss a broad scope... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 2006
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  11. Subject Of Documentary

    Subject Of Documentary

    By Michael Renov

    Series Visible Evidence

    University of Minnesota Press

    Unique in its attention to diverse expressions of personal nonfiction filmmaking, The Subject of Documentary forges a new understanding of the heightened role and function of subjectivity in contemporary documentary practice.... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2004
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  12. Japanese Documentary Film
    Among Asian countries--where until recently documentary filmmaking was largely the domain of central governments--Japan was exceptional for the vigor of its nonfiction film industry. And yet, for all its aesthetic, historical,... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2003
    Hardback | £56.00
  13. Cine-Ethnography

    Cine-Ethnography

    By Jean Rouch

    Series Visible Evidence

    University of Minnesota Press

    One of the most influential figures in documentary and ethnographic filmmaking, Jean Rouch has made more than one hundred films in West Africa and France. In such acclaimed works as Jaguar, The Lion Hunters, and Cocorico, Monsieur... Learn More
    Published: 11th February 2003
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  14. Nacho Lopez, Mexican Photographer

    Nacho Lopez, Mexican Photographer

    By John Mraz

    Series Visible Evidence

    University of Minnesota Press

    Photographer Nacho Lopez was Mexico's Eugene Smith, fusing social commitment with searing imagery to dramatize the plight of the helpless, the poor, and the marginalized in the pages of glossy illustrated magazines. Even today,... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2003
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  15. There’s No Place Like Home Video
    Published: 31st May 2002
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  16. American Family

    American Family

    A Televised Life

    By Jeffrey Ruoff

    Series Visible Evidence

    University of Minnesota Press

    Published: 12th December 2001
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £17.99
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