The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film

The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film


The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film is a completely foreign reference paintings at the historical past of the documentary movie from the Lumière brothers' Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory (1885) to Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 (2004).

Previously released in 3 volumes, entries were edited and up-to-date for the recent, concise version and 3 new entries were further on: India, China and Africa.

The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film:

  • Discusses person movies and filmmakers together with little-known filmmakers from international locations equivalent to India, Bosnia, China and others
  • Examines the documentary filmmaking traditions inside of countries and areas, or inside of old sessions in areas comparable to Iran, Brazil, Portugal, and Japan
  • Explores topics, matters, and representations in documentary movie together with human rights, modernism, homosexuality, and international struggle I, in addition to varieties of documentary movie equivalent to newsreels and academic films
  • Elaborates on creation businesses, businesses, gala's, and associations comparable to the yankee movie Institute, Ceylon Tea Propaganda Board, sizzling medical doctors (Toronto), and the realm Union of Documentary
  • Describes kinds, strategies, and technical matters resembling animation, machine imaging, enhancing thoughts, IMAX, tune, and spoken commentary

Bringing jointly all points of documentary movie, this obtainable concise variation presents a useful source for either students and scholars. With movie stills from key movies, this source presents the decisive access aspect into the historical past of an artwork form.

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