Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 March 2019

272 Pages | 30 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474439947

Bookseller Code (06)

ReFocus: The Films of Barbara Kopple

Edited by Jeff Jaeckle and Susan Ryan

Published by Edinburgh University Press


  • Traces Kopple's entire career to date, including her deft navigations of independent documentary production, ethical relationships between filmmaker and subject, and the shifting digital media landscape
  • Provides cultural contexts for Kopple's films, including representations of class, gender, sexuality and race
  • Assesses the contours of Kopple's critical reputation and popularity, including her influence on contemporary filmmakers