Documentaries: Additional Resources

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  • A New History of Documentary Film, by Jack C. Ellis and Betsy A. McLane. Continuum, 2005.

  • Directing the Documentary, by Michael Rabiger. Focal Press, 2004.

  • Documentary: A History of the Non Fiction Film, by Erik Barnouw. Oxford University Press, 1993.

  • Documentary Filmmakers Speak, by Liz Stubbs. Allworth Press, 2002.

  • Documentary Storytelling for Video and Filmmakers, by Sheila Curran Bernard. Focal Press, 2004.

  • Introduction to Documentary, by Bill Nichols. Indiana University Press, 1999.

  • Making Documentary Films and Reality Videos: A Practical Guide to Planning, Filming, and Editing Documentaries of Real Events, by Barry Hampe. Henry Holt, 1997.

  • The Documentary Makers: Interviews with 15 of the Best in the Business, by David A. Goldsmith. Rotovision, 2003.

  • The People’s Films: A Political History of U.S. Government Motion Pictures, by Richard Dyer MacCann. Hastings House, 1973.

 

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