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Author Spence, Louise, 1945-
Title Crafting truth : documentary form and meaning / Louise Spence and Vinicius Navarro.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2011.

Author Spence, Louise, 1945-
Subject Documentary films -- History and criticism.
Documentary films -- Production and direction.
Alt Name Navarro, Vinicius, 1967-
Description 1 online resource (x, 281 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: General Concepts; 1Authenticity; 2Evidence; 3Authority; 4Responsibility; Part TwoStructural Organization; 5Argument; 6Dramatic Stories, Poetic andEssay Documentaries; Part ThreeFormal Techniques; 7Editing; 8Camerawork; 9The Profilmic; 10Sounds; Index.
Summary A documentary's sounds and images are always the product of selection and choice, and often underscore points the filmmaker wishes to make. Crafting Truth illuminates the ways these films tell their stories; how they use the camera, editing, sound, and performance; what rhetorical devices they employ; and what the theoretical, practical, and ethical implications of these choices are. Complex documentary concepts are presented through easily accessible language, images, and a discussion of a wide range of films and videos to encourage new ways of thinking about and seeing nonfiction fil.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813552323 (electronic bk.)
081355232X (electronic bk.)
0813549027 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0813549035 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780813549026 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813549033 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 778339942
Additional Format Print version: Spence, Louise. Crafting Truth : Documentary Form and Meaning. Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2010 9780813549026

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