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Documentary Since Television
FILM 386
Spring 2024
Section: 01  

This course continues our introduction to documentary film by tracing the story back to the advent of television and moving forward to include the streaming era of today. Students will consider the ways and means that documentaries moved from the margins to the mainstream, and learn about the filmmakers, films, and institutions that contributed to this phenomenon as well as those who critique the commercialism of this filmmaking traditionally associated with social change. Issues of accountability, representation, access, and ethics loom larger in the documentary ecosystem in this second chapter of the nonfiction filmmaking story, particularly with the 21st Century's massive technological changes including the rise of social media and AI.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)(FILM)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on MAY-17-2024
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