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Screening Reality How Documentary Filmmakers Reimagined America


Screening Reality  How Documentary Filmmakers Reimagined America
Screening Reality How Documentary Filmmakers Reimagined America
Type : epub |
Size : 53.1 MB |
English |




Descirption: "Authoritative, accessible, and elegantly written, Screening Reality is the history of American documentary film we have been waiting for." -Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times film critic
From Edison to IMAX, Ken Burns to virtual environments, the first comprehensive history of American documentary film and the remarkable men and women who changed the way we view the world.
Amidst claims of a new "post-truth" era, documentary filmmaking has experienced a golden age. Today, more documentaries are made and widely viewed than ever before, illuminating our increasingly fraught relationship with what's true in politics and culture. For most of our history, Americans have depended on motion pictures to bring the realities of the world into view. And yet the richly complex, ever-evolving relationship between nonfiction movies and American history is virtually unexplored.

Screening Reality is a widescreen...