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Author: Barry Keith Grant, Jim Hillier
Format: Paperback Subject: The Arts
Series: BFI Screen Guides Subject 2: Film, TV & Radio
Language: English Publication Year: 21/04/2009
ISBN: 1844572641

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100 Documentaries provides concise and authoritative analysis of 100 key non-fiction films of world cinema, from the Lumiere brothers to Michael Moore. The volume features an introduction to the history and concerns of documentary film-making, as well as extensive cross-referencing and a wealth of images from the films discussed.

Key Features
Author(s)Barry Keith Grant, Jim Hillier
PublisherBritish Film Institute
Date of Publication21/04/2009
GenreFilm, TV & Radio
Series TitleBFI Screen Guides

Publication Data
Place of PublicationLondon
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintBFI Publishing
Content Note35 black & white halftones

Weight384 g
Width123 mm
Height166 mm
Spine22 mm

Table Of ContentsAcknowledgments Introduction A Propos de Nice, Jean Vigo, France 1930 The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes, Stan Brakhage, US 1971 The Atomic Cafe, Jane Loader/Kevin Rafferty, US 1982 The Battle of Chile/La Batalla de Chile, Patricio Guzman, Venezuela-France-Cuba 1975-1979) Berlin: Symphony of a Great City/Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Grossstadt, Walter Ruttmann, Germany 1927 Bowling for Columbine, Michael Moore, US 2002 A British Picture: Portrait of an Enfant Terrible (Ken Russell, UK 1989) British Sounds, Jean-Luc Godard/ Jean-Henri Roger, UK 1969 Bus 174, Jose Padilha, Brazil 2002 Cane Toads: An Unnatural History, Mark Lewis, Australia 1988 Le Chagrin et la pitie/The Sorrow and the Pity, Marcel Ophuls, Fr-Switz-W Ger, 1968 Chronique d'un ete/Chronicle of a Summer, Jean Rouch/Edgar Morin, France 1961 Close Up, Abbas Kiarostami, Iran, 1990 Coal Face, Alberto Cavalcanti, UK 1935 Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment, Robert Drew, US 1963 Daughter Rite, Michelle Citron, US 1979 David Holzman's Diary, Jim McBride, US 1967 Dead Birds, Robert Gardner, US 1965 A Diary for Timothy, Humphrey Jennings, UK 1945 Dont Look Back, D.A. Pennebaker, US 1967 The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On, Hara Kazuo, Japan 1987 Aetre et avoir, Nicolas Philibert, France 2002 The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Esfir Shub, USSR 1927 Farrebique, ou les quatres saisons, Georges Rouquier, France 1946 Fast, Cheap and Out of Control, Errol Morris, US 1997 For Freedom, Hossein Torabi, Iran 1979 Forgotten Silver, Peter Jackson, NZ 1995 Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse/The Gleaners and I, Agnes Varda, France 2000 Grey Gardens, Albert& David Maysles/Ellen Hovde/Muffie Meyer, US 1975 Grizzly Man, Werner Herzog, US 2005 Handsworth Songs, John Akomfrah, 1986 Happy Mother's Day, Richard Leacock/Joyce Chopra, US 1963 Harlan County USA, Barbara Kopple, US 1976 Harvest of Shame, David Lowe, US 1960 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam, Nick Broomfield, UK 1995 Hoop Dreams, Steve James, US 1994 Hour of the Furnaces/La Hora de los hornos, Octavio Getino/Fernando E. Solanas, Argentina 1968 Housing Problems, Edgar Anstey/Arthur Elton, UK 1935 Las Hurdes/Land Without Bread, Luis Bunuel, Spain 1933 I for India, Sandhya Suri, UK-Germany 2005 In the Year of the Pig, Emile De Antonio, US 1968 Jazz, Ken Burns, US 2001 Kon Tiki, Thor Heyerdahl, Norway 1950 Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, Godfrey Reggio, US 1982 Lessons in Darkness/Lektionen in Finisternis, Werner Herzog, Ger-France-UK 1992 Let There Be Light, John Huston, US 1946 The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter, Connie Field, US 1980 Lonely Boy, Wolf Koenig/Roman Kroiter, Canada 1962 Lost Lost Lost, Jonas Mekas, US 1976 Lumiere programme, Auguste& Louis Lumiere, France 1895 Les Maitres Fous/The Mad Masters, Jean Rouch, France 1955 Manhatta, Charles Sheeler/Paul Strand, US 1921 The Man with a Movie Camera, Dziga Vertov, USSR 1929 Man of Aran, Robert Flaherty, UK 1934 March of the Penguins/La Marche de l'empereur, Luc Jacquet, France 2005 A Married Couple, Allan King, Canada 1969 Minamata, Tsuchimoto Noriaki, Japan 1971 My Winnipeg, Guy Maddin, Canada 2007 Nanook of the North, Robert Flaherty, US 1922 Native Land, Leo Hurwitz/Paul Strand, US 1942 Necrology, Standish Lawder, US 1971 New Earth/Nieuwe gronden, Joris Ivens, Netherlands 1934 News from Home, Chantal Akerman, France-Belgium-West Germany 1976 North Sea, Harry Watt, UK 1938 Nuit et brouillard/Night and Fog, Alain Resnais, France 1955 Not a Love Story: A Film about Pornography, Bonnie Sherr Klein, Canada 1981 One Man's War/La Guerre d'un seul homme, Edgardo Cozarinsky, France, 1982 Paris is Burning, Jennie Livingston, US 1990 People on Sunday/Menschen am Sonntag, Robert Siodmak, Edgar G.Ulmer, Germany 1929 The Plow that Broke the Plains, Pare Lorentz, US 1936 Portrait of Jason, Shirley Clarke, US 1967 Primary, Robert Drew, US 1960 Primate, Frederick Wiseman, US 1974 Les Racquetteurs/The Snowshoers, Michel Brault/Gilles Groulx, Canada 1958 Roger and Me, Michael Moore, U
Author BiographyBARRY KEITH GRANT is Professor of Film Studies and Popular Culture at Brock University, Ontario, Canada. He is the author of Film Genre: From Iconography to Ideology (2007), Voyages of Discovery: The Cinema of Frederick Wiseman (1992) and co-author, with Steve Blandford and Jim Hillier, of The Film Studies Dictionary (2001). JIM HILLIER is Visiting Lecturer in Film at the University of Reading. He is the author of The New Hollywood (1993), the co-author of The Film Studies Dictionary (2001) and, with Alan Lovell, of Studies in Documentary (1972). His edited books include American Independent Cinema (2001) and two volumes of selected criticism from Cahiers du cinema (1985, 1986).

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EAN: 9781844572649
ISBN 10: 1844572641
SKU: GDN-1844572641
Title: 100 Documentary Films (Screen Guides)
Author: Hillier, Jim Grant, Professor Barry Keith
Publisher: British Film Institute
Published: 21 April, 2009
Media (Binding): Paperback/td>
Height: 87
Dimensions (Aprox): 6.46 x 4.80 x 0.87 Inches
Book Language: english

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