An overview of the interlinking aesthetic and institutional histories of avant-garde and documentary film in terms of: early experiments; city symphonies; visual poetry and politics; film societies; sound options; the Flaherty Seminar; the personal; contemplating nature.
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Research Article| December 01 2010
Avant-Doc: Eight Intersections
Scott MacDonald is author of A Critical Cinema: Interviews with Independent Filmmakers, now in five volumes from University of California Press, which also published his The Garden in the Machine (2001), Canyon Cinema: The Life and Times of an Independent Film Distributor (2008), and Adventures of Perception: Cinema As Exploration (2009).
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Film Quarterly (2010) 64 (2): 50–57.
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Scott MacDonald; Avant-Doc: Eight Intersections. Film Quarterly 1 December 2010; 64 (2): 50–57. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.64.2.50
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