Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2010

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719078644

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Taking the long view

a study of longitudinal documentary

Richard Kilborn

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Explores an important subgenre of documentary - following the lives of individuals or groups over extended periods of time Devotes particular attention to the three-best known European long documentaries Explores the challenges faced by documentary film makers working within particular media environments and filmmaking traditions Focus on the reception of long documentaries by the communities they represent and the wider viewing audiences, and the reasons behind their appeal Addresses the ethical responsibility of the film maker, and the challenges they face in representing individuals and communities

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