The Documentary Film Book

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Brian Winston
British Film Institute, Oct 18, 2013 - Performing Arts - 416 pages
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This major new collection, edited by the leading British authority in the field, provides a broad and thorough introduction to documentary cinema. Contributions from leading international scholars address the history and nature of documentary, debates about truth and ethics, and documentary cinema in different national contexts and genres.

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About the author (2013)

Brian Winston is Lincoln Chair of Communications at the University of Lincoln, UK. He has an Emmy for documentary script-writing, has taught documentary in both the US and the UK, and has been involved with many international documentary film festivals and the Visible Evidence conference series. He is the author of Media, Technology and Society: A History, from the Telegraph to the Internet, Fires Were Started, Lies, Damn Lies and Documentaries, and Messages: Free Expression, Media and the West, from Gutenberg to Google.

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