Claiming the Real: The Griersonian Documentary and Its Legitimations
In "Claiming the Real, Brian Winston rewrites the history of documentary film to take account of technological change. He subjects the great figures of the past--Grierson, Flaherty, Dziga-Vertov--to a searching critique, and examines both the principles and practice of the major movements in documentary such as cinema verite. He offers a revised definition of the essential difference between fiction and documentary, and identifies the ethical base of any film practice that attempts to capture "truth."
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PART ONE THE CREATIVE TREATMENT OF ACTUALITY
The Documentary Scitex and Harry
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