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Film Quarterly (1975) 28 (4): 37–39.
Published: 01 July 1975
...Henry Breitrose Copyright 1975 The Regents of the University of California Documentary: A History of the Non-Fiction Film Barnouw Eric FILM BOOKS 37 career is a serious weakness; Sitney doesn't de- scribe or discuss Chelsea Girls, one of the top ten masterpieces of underground films...
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Film Quarterly (2007) 61 (2): 10–17.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Joan Mellen ABSTRACT This review essay of a National Film Preservation Foundation archival DVD boxed set of fiction and non-fiction films from the Progressive era emphasizes the underlying optimism about the future that is discernible even in those films that treat harrowing subjects (such as...
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Film Quarterly (2008) 61 (3): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2008
...William Johnson This comparative essay deals with two films, Forever (a documentary about the Pèère Lachaise cemetery in Paris directed by Heddy Honigman), and Silent Light (a fiction film set among Mexican Mennonites, and featuring a non-professional cast directed by Carlos Reygadas), both of...
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Film Quarterly (2006) 59 (3): 52–58.
Published: 01 March 2006
...DEREK BOUSÉÉ ABSTRACT This review of Jean-Jacques Annaud's 2004 tale about a pair of tiger cubs in Southeast Asia details the film's formal and narrative similarities to the supposedly ““non-fiction”” wildlife films on nightly television. Despite working within the boundaries of formula (outlined...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 95–97.
Published: 01 June 2020
... natural is more potent in screen fiction than star act- ing. Newton asserts that the acting non-star is not less than the star but more (167). Fair enough, but how so?What the author sees in the early De Sica films is that the director cast roles according to the authenticity of a face (169) rather...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 97–99.
Published: 01 June 2020
... illusion of the natural is more potent in screen fiction than star act- ing. Newton asserts that the acting non-star is not less than the star but more (167). Fair enough, but how so?What the author sees in the early De Sica films is that the director cast roles according to the authenticity of a face...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 March 2020
... political projects of Ho s UCLA cohort made perfect sense, and given this context, Sleepwalker as a med- itation on the aftermath of political organizing could also take its place alongside many contemporary fiction and non- fiction films about women-of-color organizers.18 Laura Ho, like so many women in...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2020
... unwieldy series called Bits & Pieces. Bad Film Histories lingers on the errant nature of these arti- facts. Depicting non-Western peoples in locations ranging from West Africa to British Columbia to Mexico, early- twentieth-century films by academic and amateur ethnogra- phers fit awkwardly into archival...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 109–111.
Published: 01 March 2020
... unwieldy series called Bits & Pieces. Bad Film Histories lingers on the errant nature of these arti- facts. Depicting non-Western peoples in locations ranging from West Africa to British Columbia to Mexico, early- twentieth-century films by academic and amateur ethnogra- phers fit awkwardly into archival...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (2): 9–22.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of the Non-fiction Film (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993), 301 21. Barnouw s study was originally published in 1974. 2. Jonathan Kahana, ed., The Documentary Film Reader: History, Theory, Criticism (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2016); Brian Winston, ed. The Documentary Film...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (2): 31–40.
Published: 01 December 2019
... home of all of African cinema could hardly continue keeping at bay the films that are most watched by Africans both on the continent and in the diaspora. Other significant innovations included granting the documentary category the same status as the fiction-film category, with the same number of...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (2): 23–30.
Published: 01 December 2019
... t want to overdo it. Playing with those dolls was probably just fun. Just fun? That s what Nadia might say at least the Nadia of the first half of Russian Doll. She d say that fun is for suckers. Played by the inimitable Natasha Lyonne, who Natasha Lyonne as Russian Doll s Nadia Vulvokov. FILM...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 92–97.
Published: 01 September 2019
...- riography fascinated by how film understood as a social ensemble, technological practice, and discursive institution lives off and in the spaces it records. Rich archival research, ethnographic description, and the close analysis of a range of fiction and nonfiction genres, as well as photographs and...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 5–10.
Published: 01 September 2019
...=reprints . 2019 Be Like Water: Film, Politics, Legacy B. Ruby Rich Bruce Lee counseled: Be water, my friend, alternately translated as Be like water. The protests that engulfed Hong Kong in early summer drew inspiration from the great martial-arts star, as reported by columnist Nicolas Atkin. He...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Brian Aldiss s Helliconia trilogy.12 Writing in the early to mid-1980s, Aldiss projected the emerging concerns of The Night King. FILM QUARTERLY 45 ecological thinking into a science-fiction story about a planet where seasons last for centuries: moving on a double orbit around two suns, the planet of...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (4): 18–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... does rather the opposite in Doubles vies (Non-Fiction, 2018), giving Binoche both a lover and a husband. 25. Producer Olivier Delbosc had invited Denis to adapt the Barthes for a portmanteau film. See Yannick Lemarié, Un beau soleil intérieur : C est merveilleux . . . , Positif, no. 680 (October...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (4): 5–8.
Published: 01 June 2019
... been fighting with such fierce energy. Celebrated in recent years for the documentaries in which she also starred, Varda spent a lifetime making films that were received with less praise but showed equal flair and at least equal brilliance from the early realist fictions that helped to spark the New...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (4): 9–17.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., 2017, www.laweekly.com/film/gina- prince-bythewood-on-shots-fired-and-bringing-to-tv-an- america-tv-ignores-8038317. 16. Ebiri, Gina Prince-Bythewood on Shots Fired. 17. Ella Baker, civil rights icon and mentor to the Student Non- Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), famously said, Until the...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (3): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 1940s and 1950s. BOOKDATA JoshuaGlick, LosAngeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958 1977. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. $85.00 cloth; $34.95 paper; $34.95 e-book. 254 pages. JOSH GUILFORD The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction by Nora M. Alter The essay film s rise...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (3): 32–34.
Published: 01 March 2019
... inherently more interesting than the best film by a non-auteur, auteurism became an ingenious mechanism for ceaselessly multiplying discourse on a lim- ited number of filmmakers, mostly male. Auteurism, in other words, became a manspreading machine. The myth of scarcity that auteurism long cultivated and...