traditional documentary
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Traditional documentary

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 8

Traditional documentary - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 360 Views
  • Uploaded on

Traditional documentary. Defined perspective/attitude/agenda Selected editing to promote point Voice-over commentary Use of interview quotes Propaganda Triumph of the Will: Hitler as god-like. Cinema Verite Documentary. Little intrusive commentary/music Little editing/long takes

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Traditional documentary' - Roberta


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
traditional documentary
Traditional documentary
  • Defined perspective/attitude/agenda
  • Selected editing to promote point
  • Voice-over commentary
  • Use of interview quotes
  • Propaganda
    • Triumph of the Will: Hitler as god-like
cinema verite documentary
Cinema Verite Documentary
  • Little intrusive commentary/music
  • Little editing/long takes
  • Events/world not staged
  • Ethnographic perspective on a culture
  • Seemingly non-ideological
  • Few interviews
cinema verite frederick wiseman
Cinema Verite: Frederick Wiseman
  • Focuses on institutions
    • High School II: East Central HS
    • Neiman Marcus
    • Panama
    • Welfare
rhetorical impact audience
Rhetorical impact: audience
  • Placate/sooth audience: nostalgia
  • Challenge/implicate audiences
    • Force audiences to rethink beliefs
    • Encourage audiences to act
rock documentaries
Rock documentaries
  • Gimmie Shelter, 1970, (Rolling Stones)
  • A Hard Day’s Night, 1968, (Beatles)
  • Don’t Look Back, 1967, (Bob Dylan)
  • Quadrophenia, 1979 (The Who)
  • Almost Famous, 2000 (rock star life)
  • Hedweig & the Angry Inch, 2001
  • The Last Waltz, 1978 (The Band)
    • Use of 35mm cameras
    • Re-released DVD
documentary
Documentary
  • Students create own documentaries
    • Use of photos/video clips
    • Use of multi-genre writing
    • Present using hypermedia
    • Tour/promotion documentaries
  • Draw on image databases
  • Select an issue/theme
    • Pollution/sprawl/testing
    • Interviews/analysis
  • Ethnography and documentary
    • Study of events/celebrations/rituals
fiction reality vs truth
“Fiction”/“reality” vs. “truth”
  • Problem with concepts
    • Fiction = “not real”
    • Reality = “not fictional”
  • Alternative: “documentary truth”
    • Explores tensions/complexity vs. propaganda: “one truth”
    • Invites recognition of the complexity of a problem/issue
brainstorm criteria for determining truth
Brainstorm: Criteria for determining “truth”
  • Groups: pick a topic
    • Your school, an event (state fair, celebrations),community history,etc.
  • Identify some of the “truths” in this topic
  • If you were to make a documentary, how would you portray these “truths”?
    • Interviews
    • Portrayal of event/old video footage
ad