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The Social documentary in Latin America

Author: Julianne Burton
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1990.
Series: Pitt Latin American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Twenty essays by major filmmakers and critics provide the first survey of the evolution of documentary film in Latin America.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Social documentary in Latin America.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1990
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julianne Burton
ISBN: 0822936216 9780822936213 0822954192 9780822954194
OCLC Number: 19456117
Description: xi, 455 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I, Establishing Shots: 1. Toward a history of social documentary in Latin America / Julianne Burton --
2. Rediscovering documentary: cultural context and intentionality / Michael Chanan --
3. Democratizing documentary: modes of address in the new Latin American cinema, 1958-1972 / Julianne Burton --
pt. II, Wide Angles: 4. The voice of the other: Brazilian documentary in the 1970s / Jean-Claude Bernardet --
5. Chilean documentary: continuity and disjunction / Zuzana M. Pick --
6. Santiago Alvarez: from dramatic form to direct cinema / John Mraz --
7. Left, right and center: El Salvador on film / Pat Aufderheide --
8. Collective experience, synthetic forms: El Salvador's radio venceremos / John Hess --
9. On the trail of independent video / Karen Ranucci, with Julianne Burton --
pt. III, Texts in Close-up: 10. The voice of the present over images of the past: Historical narration in Memories of a Mexican / Margarita de Orellana --
11. The sociological model or his master's voice: Ideological form in Viramundo / Jean-Claude Bernardet --
12. Cuba's Latin American weekly newsreel: cinematic language and political effectiveness / Jorge Fraga --
13. The hour of the furnaces and the two avant-gardes / Robert Stam --
14. The battle of Chile: documentary, political process, and representation / Ana M. Lopez --
15. Nicaraguan reconstruction documentary: toward a theory and praxis of participatory cinema and dialogic address / John Ramirez --
16. Women make media: three modes of production / Julia Lesage --
pt. IV, Beyond the Documentary/Fiction Dichotomy: 17. Bay of Pigs: Bertolt Brecht meets John Wayne / John Hess --
18. Iracema: transcending cinema verite / Ismail Xavier --
19. Transitional states: creative complicities with the real in Man Marked to Die: twenty years later and patriamada / Julianne Burton --
20. At the limits of documentary: hypertextual transformation and the new Latin American cinema / Ana M. Lopez.
Series Title: Pitt Latin American series.
Responsibility: Julianne Burton, editor.


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