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...Documentary Documentary of the appears here] of the appears here] Documentary While 'documentary' is the name 'f a genre, the term is used very broadly to cover a range 'f film types. What these texts have in common is that they all intend to persuade their audience to a particular viewpoint but that is where the similarities end. While documentaries are made primarily to entertain and inform audiences, there are many factors that determine the way in which they will achieve their purposes. And purpose is a driving force in determining the style a documentary will take. Some films may be created purely because 'f the passion and vision 'f a director, others may be produced as a form 'f... Running Head:...
Documentary Review
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...Documentary The documentary on bottled water expounds on the roles played by the bottled water industry as well as the effects of that bottled water to the health of human beings, climate change, and pollution of the environment. The documentary is structured very well, and it presents lots of evidence that have the potential to change the way human beings perceive bottled water. According to the documentary, the manufacturing process of the water, the bottles used in the packaging of the water, and the after use of the bottle influence the lives of almost every living thing on the earth. As expounded in the documentary, it is evident that the overdependence on one person... . Additionally,...
DOCUMENTARY CINEMA
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...Documentary Cinema: Dark Days (2000) The documentary film Dark Days, conceived and filmed by Marc Singer, is one of the modern ics of the genre. The film presents little known darker realities of the most prosperous city in the world New York. The usage of rudimentary cinematic devices and techniques is consistent with the central theme of the film. The film captures the lives of half a dozen homeless Americans taking shelter in the abandoned sections of a railway tunnel. Adding irony to the situation is the fact that this underground dungeon is within the vicinity of Manhattan, which is home to the most powerful and prosperous business institutions in the world. This essay will delve... ...
Documentary essay
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...documentaries was the concept of creative treatment of actuality. This was presented by John Grieson who viewed... it as a system of using some degree of creativity to present factual and non-fictional storylines in a way and manner that maintained the originality of the cinema and also educated viewers of the matter that needed to be discussed. This paper examines the concept of creative treatment of actuality and how it applies to the media. It will involve the critical review of two documentaries of the 1930s in which the idea of critical treatment of actuality was applied. CREATIVE TREATMENT OF ACTUALITY The concept of the creative treatment of actuality is about...
Historical Documentary
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...Documentary film was actually born of the written and photographic tradition Initially, documentary films were just current events which had certain significance for the people living at that particular period of time. This created a genre of films which have a say not for the universal time but for only a period. This type of documentary would have had its heyday only when certain pulverizing events such as wars and political controversies took place. When the heat of the debate wears off, there is no more interest on the specific documentary anymore. History Documentary films have reflected... Historical Documentary essay What were the reasons for the rise in popularity of the history documentary at...
Documentary Summaries
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...Documentary Summaries The Homosexuals (1967) The Homosexuals is a CBS Reports’ documentary episode released in 1967.Spanning one hour, it features various topics as regards homosexuality and homosexuals, including interviews that feature legal experts, psychiatrists, gay men, cultural critics, and footage of a police sting operation on homosexuals in a gay bar. Lars Larson, a gay man, is the documentary’s first interviewee and speaks positively and in an undisguised manner about being a homosexual. The interview is followed by a CBS News poll that shows opinions from Americans that homosexuality harms America even more than prostitution or...
Documentary Critiques
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...documentary about immigrant children, and the difficulties which they face in their attempt to the United States. The main three characters of the documentary are Kevin, a 14 year old boy who wants to go to America, so that he can support his mother living in Honduras, Fito, a thirteen year old boy, who wants to leave his grandmother and mother, because they don’t take care of him anymore. The third character is Yurico, who is seventeen year old and wants to go to America, hoping that someone would adopt him because he doesnt have a family and back in Chiapas, he has to beg for money. These three boys and the other children on the top... of Teacher 29th June, “Which Way Home” “Which Way Home” is a...
Documentary Films
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...Documentary Films Political The documentary is stylistically viewed in terms of being a non-narrative genre of film. In fact, theterm documentary is actually a rather broad umbrella term that covers a wide variety of sub-genres, some of which may seem contradictory to each other. For instance, some documentaries strive to present as objective a perspective as possible using a stationary camera and static interviews. Others engage highly stylistic forms of subjectivity intent on unapologetically pressing forward an agenda. The National Socialist Party Congress of 1934 was filmed for a documentary by the infamous Nazi propagandist Leni Riefenstahl. This stunning example... than just a...
Documentary photography
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...Documentary Photography After World War II, photographs were used as a medium in expressing concern as well as to arouse empathy from the public. These pictures took root in the 19th century and gained momentum in the 20th century (Abbott, 2010). One of the known magazines that has been employing this genre is Life Magazine. In the 1930’s, it viewed the camera as an essayist. Using a series of pictures, post war dramatic scenes were published. The pictures with captions were quite effective in letting its readers experience the information presented. In addition, documentary photography became very popular in depicting grotesque and vivid images of the...
Documentary film
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...documentary, Inside the Meltdown, I had not given a lot of thought about the financial crisis. I knew that the fall of manyof the largest financial institutions in the country caused serious problems, but it was not until hearing many of the financial experts describe the details of the financial collapse that enlightened me on the true scale of the problems that the meltdown caused. Also prior to watching this documentary, I had thought that the government was just giving out money to these companies so that they could continue to profit and not because the financial experts and government leaders wanted to prevent further damage to the economy. I thought that Ben... Prior to watching the PBS...
CONTEMPORARY DOCUMENTARY
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...Documentary Overall goal of the film As the time progresses our globe gets to be urbane, consequently, our insight into nature is progressively second-hand. Those of us in urban communities, whose non-human neighbors incline toward rats, pigeons and dandelions, are reliant on the media for our comprehension of the characteristic world – or possibly that some piece of it not adjusted to urban life. It is from films, TV and bundled tourism that we determine our feeling of nature. For the last fifty years, it has been Walt Disney and his corporate bequest that have given that sense. In doing as such Disney has ingrained a valuation for nature in eras of media buyers. Numerous naturalists... Contemporary...
Natural Born Killer
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...Born Killers: A Review Oliver Stone, famous for controversial s and films such as Platoon, Wall Street and JFK directed Natural Born Killers, a story by Quentin Tarantino, who has Pulp Fiction and Inglorious Basterds in his name and screenplay by Richard Rutowski and David Velos who wrote Behind Enemy Lines. In an article in New York Post.com, Oliver Stone when asked by Kyle Smith about the film said: I think it’s a very fine piece of filmmaking and I think it transcends time. It’s very fine cutting, we worked on the cutting for almost a year and we shot it in a highly unorthodox style that you see more and more on TV. It had never quite been done before – a mixture of stocks and styles. I... Natural...
American Born Chinese
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...Born Chinese There are various types of literaryworks that are written daily. They range from educative works, responses or critiques, argumentative essays to protest writings. All these writings serve a certain purpose and they are all necessary towards developing a proper and complete blend of literature environment. Protest writing is a unique kind of literature; it expresses a strong objection to a particular situation or occurrence. They are intended to change the whole viewpoint that the readers have about that particular scenario. These writings are always radical in nature and tend to convince the reader to see things... ?Mingfei Chen English 110 Hibble Protest Features in the text American Born...
"Born in the USA"
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...Born in the USA" Introduction Each person has right to live and this is most crucial at the point where a woman carries two lives; both of which she must defend – the life of her own and that of her expecting child. Unfortunately though, the health system in the United States with specific emphasis on maternal healthcare does not seem to take this important ideology into consideration. It is sad to read the news to note the number of lives that are lost as a result of childbirth. The situation is so sadden that in some cases, two lives are lost at the point of maternal delivery: be it the life of the mother and that of the child. The major question would thus remain as to whether... ?Response Essay:...
Underage Females Working in Brothels via Sex Trafficking
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...Brothels via Sex Trafficking In the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nation has proclaimed that childhood is entitled to special care and assistance (Article 25). Likewise, it states that the family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State (Article 16). This declaration was adopted almost sixty years ago. Would it be right to say that this idealism is far from being achieved? Why? In many parts of the world, the problem of child prostitution is a frightening reality. The results are tragic because in most cases, the underage females that are working in brothels... Gender and Sexual Studies Underage Females Working in...
Documentary Review Essay
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...DOCUMENTARY REVIEW ESSAY SUBMITTED T0- SUBMITTED BY- INTRODUCTION AND THESIS The documentary looks at the war between the confederation and the union and the events that shaped America during the president ship of Abraham Lincoln, but through the perspective and life of Robert E. Lee. The documentary follows a linear narrative and uses the life of Robert E. Lee as a backdrop to explain the events that led to the war between the confederation of the southern states and the union. It is an account of the different events that led to the wars and ultimate surrender. But, the documentary also tries to build a personal account of the life of Robert E. Lee, the main hero and centre point... of the...
Critical Introduction- Documentary Video
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...documentary video Critical Introduction: Documentary Video The ‘Alternative music in Brighton’s documentary was authored by Brendan Toussaint, Yasmin Hoque, Silvia Yang and Daniel Kenny Whaley. The authors used a unique technique of making the exploration of a new music scene in Brighton and is debated whether one can classify it as music or not. The city of Brighton is regarded by many people as being a cultural and creative city with a diversity aspect favorable for many artistic works. This aspect has influenced its growth over the years. However, the filmmakers made their decisions of exploring the city in focusing their documentary by the use of an abstracted music played... Critical introduction:...
Documentary for CNN
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...Documentary for CNN Talking in purely scientific terms, stem cell research can be termed as a pioneering research, which can go a long way in strengthening the knowledge network of fellow human beings and deciphering the mysteries of nature in a better way. The field of medicine is bound to undergo far-reaching changes if the projected results become a reality. But, this research has also given rise to an intense debate in the society, with arguments like 'such research might result in altering the balance of nature' and 'devaluing the worth of fellow human beings'. Stem Cell research is in controversy because it requires the destruction of human embryos, which is termed...
Documentary Realism in Films
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...documentary, fiction, and non-fiction films, respectively. These films are analyzed and interpreted based on their ability to provide a critical look at the conflicts that occurred and which became the basis-primary or otherwise-for the development of the narrative in each. The analysis posits that the three films criticize war... Comparative Analysis of "Fahrenheit 9/11," "Life is Beautiful," and "The Aviator" using the Critical Perspective Film as an audio-visual form of art expression also subsists, in more ways than one, to different perspectives in explaining a specific phenomenon in human life and history. Not only is film a product of human culture; it also has a social function, and this is...
Documentary Film Analysis
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...Documentary films are known for the use of portraying realistic information that can be used for providing viewers with knowledge. However, there are specific settings that are used with the documentaries to attract to viewers and to create a specific type of appeal. The poetics and artistic endeavors that are a part of documentaries then become as important in creating a specific type of setting to reveal the information. An example of how art film is used in documentary is portrayed in Gimme Shelter, a documentary released in 1970 by director Albert Maysles about the Altamont Speedway Free Festival performance of the Rolling Stones. The portrayals that are used throughout this film... Introduction...
Observational films - Corporation Documentary
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...documentary film by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott. It focuses on the American legal decision in the late 18th century that the model of business corporation organization is legally a person. This aspect has become a dominant political, economic, and social force across the globe. The film examines a psychological side of the organizational model with the help of various case studies. These studies illustrate the behaviour, the type of person that acts dangerously as a destructive psychopath without conscience. It is also assessed that this psychopath is a threat for our world and its future, but only the people with intelligence, courage... the first couple of sentences my focus was so much...
Brother's Keeper (documentary)
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...documentary) This film is about the death of 64 years old William Ward. He died in a bed shared by his younger brother, Delbert, aged 59. This happened in the shack he was living with three brothers in New York dairy farm on June 6, 1990. William had several ailments, and his death was considered natural. An autopsy, however, showed that William was murdered. Delbert confessed to have suffocated his brother, Bill to death with the authority of his two brothers. They termed their actions as a mercy killing. The brothers were semi-illiterate and had strange behaviors. The society considered the brothers harmless. They kept long beards, disregarded personal hygiene and had few... Brothers Keeper...
Documentary Film journal
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...Documentary Film Journal Background and Research Process As I set out to develop a documentary for the third term I recognized that I needed to gain considerable understanding of the subject matter. I gave great consideration to potential topics and continually returned to the need for documentary filmmaking to address issues of social importance. As such I worked to develop a method of artistic expression that would consider an area of prominent social concern that also contains a great emphasis on individual humanity. I recognized that through previous academic research I had cultivated a thorough understanding of issues surround illegal...
Aufderheide, Defining the documentary
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...Documentary A documentary is a construction by artists and technicians of a story that claims to be truthful about real life. The documentaries are used by commercial broadcasters, public broadcasters, public social media and individuals on the edge of the mainstream media with the purpose of serving as a marketing, communication and entertainment tool. Documentaries seek to satisfy two elements; representation and reality. Even though they are made from manipulation of reality like the other films, they make a claim of being truthful through a representation of reality. Documentaries take the form of an analytical argumentation combined with some educational animation... Aufderheide: Defining the...
Pitch for a documentary
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...documentary This story is about Jenkins who is a skilled fiberglass drum maker. He is dedicated to his work as a drum maker who loves his work and rents a warehouse for his work. He even owns a one of a kind company called Thump Drums which specializes in the manufacturer of fiberglass drums. Through this, he is able to create employment for many people which is a great achievement for him. Fiberglass is a flexible plastic reinforced by fine fibers or strands of actual glass saturated with resin and a hardener (Burrill 50). It is mostly used for molding while wet. It is convenient for use since it will be able to manufacture light drums which will be easy to carry around. In the industry... Pitch for a...
Human Development-Babies Documentary
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...documentary “Babies”, directed by Thomas Balmes engages many different points of interest regarding early childhood development, focusing a research paper on each and every one of these aspects would lead to an extraordinarily wide range of analysis. Instead, this particular paper will seek to present a discussion of early childhood development, as represented within the documentary, from the standpoint of emotional regulation, and developmental psychology. As Bronfenbrenner illustrated, “If the children...of a nation are afforded opportunity... they influence one another and the manner through which further studies could draw upon this interrelation to understand these elements to a better...
The Dark Ages Documentary
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...Documentary The documentary presents an interesting view about the historical era pertaining the glory of the Roman Empire. In addition, the episode presents activities during the commencement of the middle age era. The Dark Age’s documentary simply captures the era in a boisterous manner. The presentation showcases the fall of the Roman Empire and the progression towards the beginning of the middle age period. The backward movement that the movie displays runs into violence bringing into light how the major leaders during this period operated. The episode also presents the conflicts in the areas such as France and Spain (Cantor, 2002). The interesting phenomena in this episode... The Dark Ages...
Documentary Video Analysis review
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...Documentary Video Analysis. The documentary film en d “A Century of Revolution: China in Revolution, 1911-1949” was made in 1989 as the first ina three part series on the birth of modern China. It was made by a collaboration between two American companies, Ambrica Productions based in New York and WGBH based in Boston, as well as the British television company Channel $4. At the time of the making of the film, China was still a closed country in terms of travel and exchange of ideas with the West, but the first stirrings of a new era were beginning to makes themselves known. 1989 was the year when Chinese people protested in large numbers on Tiananmen Square before being brutally removed... ...
Are people born Gay
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...Born Gay? s al Affiliation Are People Born Gay? To most people, normal sexual orientation is when a man is attracted to a woman, and a woman feels attracted to a man. However, there are those people who get engrossed with people of similar gender as them. This type of sexual orientation over time has been used to discriminate against those people who come out to say that they are gay. Unknown to some, there are people who are genetically born as gay. For those who argue that no one is born gay mainly do so due to cultural or religious beliefs. With the research available, it can be shown that indeed people do not choose to be gay but their genes dictate so. My thesis statement... is that,...
Richard III Documentary Movie
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...DOCUMENTARY MOVIE Brief Description of the Movie This documentary movie is not a rehash of any of those Richard III movies previously shown. Al Pacino, who directed and starred in this movie, is obviously not bent on giving the great Laurence Olivier and Ian McKellen a run for their own money by presenting the best interpretation of Richard III's character, who is perhaps one of the most complex character ever created by the bard William Shakespeare. Instead, it is plain to see from the posturings of Pacino on screen, that he wants to educate all those dilettantes in the realm of Shakespearean drama, to better appreciate, understand and perhaps fully embrace... Sassot LOOKING FOR RICHARD, THE...
Documentary Reflection assignment
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...Documentary reflection The documentary is Gasland: Can you light your water on fire? It is evident that drilling and fracturing activities have a myriad of adverse effects to both human and animal life, and the general environment. In addition, most of the products and chemicals used by the natural gas industries are hazardous as well. This necessitates full disclosure the information regarding the chemical content of any product from such industries plus the number of health effects associated with each of the chemical. The public deserves access to such information. This could acquaint them with the possible risks and other adverse effects related emission of gas from industries, fracking... ...
Are Leaders Born or Made
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...BORN OR MADE Submitted By Introduction What is leadership? What does it takes to be a leader? Is it only the charismatic personality? If one is not born with the desired traits are they doomed to be followers always? What leadership is all about? Is it only about inspiring others? Does the much hyped up political or religious leaders are the only kind or there exist many leaders around us in all strata’s of life varying in magnitude. If true than what are the different types of leadership. This paper aims to offer a dynamic theory on leadership development and will study literature examining trait(s) which are argued as genetic, whilst counterargument with the notion that leaders... ? ARE LEADERS BORN OR ...
History of Documentary Filmmaking
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...Documentary Filmmaking Jedidah O. Valdez Documentary is an extensive category of visual expression that attempts to portray actualpeople, places, activities, and events ("Documentary", 2005). It endeavors to present reality and facts, not fiction. Documentary film displays life as it is. It is a "reality-driven representation" (Renov, 1993). Nichols (1997) stated that documentary works to identify a "filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception" that is continually evolving and is without clear boundaries. According to Bruzzi (2000) a documentary is treated as a representational mode of filmmaking. Documentary film initially referred to movies shot on film... History of...
Born to Dance-Ballet
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...documentary film Born_to be_wild: The Leading_Men of American_Ballet, four ballet experts showed their mastery of the complex ballet steps. The four ballet stars are Ethan_Stiefel, Jose Manuel_Carreno, Vladimir_Malakhov, and Angel_Corella. The paper focuses on both Jose Manuel_Carreno and Angel_Corella. Both Carreno and Corella continually increase the classical ballet dance popularity. A. Jose Manuel Carreno In terms of what made Carreno important, Mr. Jose_Carreno is one of Cuba’s best ballet dancers. Carreno performed in the Cuban_Ballet, English_ National Ballet, Royal Ballet (Singer 1), and American_Ballet theatres (Macaulay 1). Mr... Dance Introduction Being inspired by the Judy_Kindbergs...
Born to be Good
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...Born to be Good, Datcher Keltner approaches the examination of human moral behavior and its origin from a scientific perspective. Keltner relates Darwin’s evolutionary theory to the moral evolution in human beings. He did research on human moral behaviors and developed a formula of calculation the effects of moral behaviors in human beings using the Jen ratio (Keltner 4). His advanced research provided significant evidence that there exists a relationship between Darwin’s theory and the evolution of human morals in society. However, despite this his research did not provide a clear relationship to an individual moral change (Keltner 5). In the book Born... Are Human’s Inherently Good? Introduction In B...
Documentary Credit Transaction
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...Documentary Credit Transaction: Significance The globalization has expanded the network of credit transactions. There were days when the credit transactions were confined within geographical terrains, but the global trade has conceived the concept of international banking. The exchange of economic and trade relations have essentially required the development of the units which shall support and protect the credit transactions. The concept of international banking system evolved with special provisions which secured the monetary interests of the trading units. The associated risks with the documentary credit transactions have been discussed in this...
Born global 03056
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...Born global 03056 Introduction Born global firms are those organisations which peruse the vision of becoming a global business entity from the time of their inception. This kind of organisation focuses on rapid globalization of their business processes without any long term domestic operational or internationalization period (Cavusgil and Knight, 2015). The born global firms are contradicting the process of traditional internationalization by adopting the instant internationalization process. Most of the international organisations generally focus on their operations on the home country and after a certain period of time they tend to...
Documentary in Depth
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...documentary is to record cultural practices within their socio-political context as they unfold at the moment of film production.Because of its narrative subject the documentary is an artistic project dependent upon its self-awareness as a mode of representation.’ This is a critical discussion of the historical, political and social drives of the traditional documentary form as well as the role of the film maker. The documentary film in a broad sense can be considered as a complex interaction between the real and the perceived, or an attempt at documenting in the truest sense of the word-reality. From the time Grierson coined the term to exemplify how reality could be an art form... ?a) ‘The aim of the...
Critical Evaluation of your documentary
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...Documentary Introduction A documentary is any film that is aimed at giving explanations, instructions, caution or just entertainment. It is non-fictional and carries with it messages. This paper will critique my one minute documentary on making a confectionary. It will also give my original proposal of a documentary I had decided to make, mention the changes that occurred between my first inspiration and what made me change my mind and make the documentary I chose to make. It will also bring out the similarities that are noticeable in my documentary and other documentaries. My original proposal for a documentary I was supposed to make was on cars. This documentary was to look... Critical Evaluation of...
BBC Documentary Critique
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...Documentary Critique: How to Make Better Decisions Number ‘How to Make Better Decisions’ is a BBCHorizon documentary that highlights some of the common decision making tendencies in human beings as individuals and even within organizations, talks about certain flaws in those conventional decision making practices and equally talks up some decision making tactics that can be crucial and game changing in mankind’s every day life. The 48-minute long documentary begins by observing that human beings are regularly come upon thousands of decision making cross-roads each day. The documentary goes on to boldly assert that most of the decisions arrived at are always bad (wrong) decisions. It claims... BBC...
New Technologies and Documentary Storytelling
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...Documentary Storytelling Lecturer New Technologies and Documentary Storytelling Documentary storytelling involves a wide range motion nonfictional pictures that are intended to document some reality aspects, majorly for the purposes of maintaining a record of history. Traditionally, documentary films were shot on the only available medium, film stock. However, due to the current advancing new technologies, such as digital camera and video editing software that is used directly in video mode has made documentary storytelling advanced easy to produce. Documentary storytelling has been, due to the new technologies, been described as a practice of filmmaking, a mode of audience... ? New Technologies and...
Documentary Expression and Thirties America
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...Documentary Expression Running Head: THIRTIES AMERICA Documentary Expression and Thirties America First and last names Institutional affiliation Documentary Expression 2 Abstract In his book Documentary Expression and Thirties, William Stott offers a definition of documentary style and considers two important variants: the objective and factual account of events and the alternative which relies more on human issues than objectivity. In the thirties the style of social documentary became popular, and was described as increasing the knowledge of public facts while sharpening it with feeling. Two notable exponents of this style were considered, both of whom employed... ORDER No: 553288...
Documentary Expression and Thirties America
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...Documentary Expression Running Head: THIRTIES AMERICA Documentary Expression and Thirties America First and s Institutional affiliation Documentary Expression 2 Abstract In his book Documentary Expression and Thirties, William Stott offers a definition of documentary style and considers two important variants: the objective and factual account of events and the alternative which relies more on human issues than objectivity. In the thirties the style of social documentary became popular, and was described as increasing the knowledge of public facts while sharpening it with feeling. Two notable exponents of this style were considered, both of whom employed the presentation... of dramatic, and...
WHAt is a documentary film.
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...Documentary Film Introduction To define what a documentary involves characterizing the content and the features of the film, which enables anyone watching a film to distinguish it as a documentary and not any other type of film. Another approach would be looking at how documentaries differ from other types of films. The word documentary was coined from a Latin word “Docere” meaning to teach or else to educate (Juel, 2010, Web). Documentaries are non-fictional motion pictures, which depict reality created with an educative or informative motive. The first person to use the term documentary to refer to a creative educative film was John Grierson. Grierson essentially defined a documentary... as...
Essay question about documentary film
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...documentary impulse?” The audience knows it was there to see a series of events on which they could'rely on authenticity or transparency'. It was not important to establish truth. These are the three criteria of 'documentary impulse'. The credibility of the story teller must be established in order for the questions to be answered be believable. A document was created from a set of videos; facts were derived from a set of videos. "A documentary impulse" was made to sew together a series of events with the police interaction in order to show the audiences a clear set of events or facts. Establishing the truth was not the purpose. Capturing... the Friedmans was shown as realistic and...
Hip Hop Dance (Documentary Responses)
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...documentary Planet B-Boy was a celebration and tribute to the history of free styling along with showcasing the talent and personal lives of some the B-Boys. The participants here were from different parts of the world like Korea, France Germany And Japan. According to Williams, when the particular dance... ?Planet B-Boy (The world of being a B-boy) The Planet B–Boy is a movie that tells us the story about how a group of young American boys fight to bring back the glory of hip hop dance associated with their country. Although the hip hop dance style was invented in the America but over the years, this dance style was started to dominate by the people and dancers from Europe Asia other countries. This...
''The Malaysian Culture'' Short Documentary
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...documentary is that it did... due: Malaysian food culture Malaysia is a multicultural country where rich culture blossoms among its people. The people of Malaysia are drawn on from varied cultures. These cultures influence the unique and authentic cooking styles of Malaysian food. In this paper, I will cross examine the Malaysian food culture and way of life. I will also explain important elements to be applied in order to enhance cultural knowledge. Foods in Malaysia vary from different flavors, color and texture. I noted that the food is readily available and in plenty. Malaysian people visit roadside food store or ‘Pasar Malam’ where they feast their favorite food or try new choices. Dining or eating ...
Documentary Credit Transaction Case Study
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...documentary credit transaction. Globalization and technology have shrunk the world to a greatextent. International trade has grown extensively in the past few years and this had led to various improvements in payment methods to speed up the whole process. One of the most commonly used form of payment for cross border trade today is through a documentary credit or letter of credit. The letter of credit is a document that is most widely used and most secure commercial instrument for financing international business transactions. As Gertrude Boateng states in the article, Documentary Credit Transactions : A Case Of Double Standards "a documentary... Critically evaluate the role that documents play in a...
Born Blue by Han Nolan
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...born into poverty and rise up to become president. Well that was then. Now the situation is a little bleaker. While those opportunities are probably still valid, the chances of anyone escaping the situation of their birth, has become a lot less possible. In fact I would imagine it would be easier for you to win the lottery than it would be to escape the circumstance of your birth. We live in a land where the rich live a pretty good life. They have access to health care, educational opportunities and decent food... and lodgings. The poor are not so lucky. If you are born into poverty you are likely to have to fight for your right to have a roof over your head and food...
Historical Documentary of Civil War
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...documentary. 3. Gettysburg Stories of Valor - CIVIL WAR MINUTESTM III as the picture of American history. 4. The Last Days of the Civil War as a historical view on the Civil War. 5. Conclusion. 1. There are many documentaries and other films which are dedicated to such significant period of American history as the Civil War. That historical period was very important for American people and nation as the time of birth, becoming and rough political and economical development of the United States. The political and social changes and transformations took place during the Civil... The Civil War of Ken Burns Table of contents Introduction. 2. The Civil War of Ken Burns as a significant example of historical...
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