Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2019

232 Pages | 42 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526134110

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The looking machine

Essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

First Edition

David MacDougall

Published by Manchester University Press

Anthropology Creative Practice and Ethnography

  • Provides provocative and inspiring ideas for students in university courses in cinema studies, film making, and visual anthropology
  • Presents a radical critique of documentary cinema, arguing its need to return to first principles
  • Contributes to the development of visual anthropology through its analysis of the relationship between film making and ethnographic fieldwork
  • Brings together a collection of new writings by one of the world>'s most eminent ethnographic film makers and writers on cinema.

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