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A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film, Hardback Book

A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film Hardback

Edited by Alexandra Juhasz, Alisa Lebow


A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film presents a collection of original essays that explore major issues surrounding the state of current documentary films and their capacity to inspire and effect change. * Presents a comprehensive collection of essays relating to all aspects of contemporary documentary films * Includes nearly 30 original essays by top documentary film scholars and makers, with each thematic grouping of essays sub-edited by major figures in the field * Explores a variety of themes central to contemporary documentary filmmakers and the study of documentary film the planet, migration, work, sex, virus, religion, war, torture, and surveillance * Considers a wide diversity of documentary films that fall outside typical canons, including international and avant-garde documentaries presented in a variety of media


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 690 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Documentary films
  • ISBN: 9780470671641



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