Nonfiction Film (Paperback)

A Critical History Revised and Expanded

By Richard Barsam

Indiana University Press, 9780253207067, 332pp.

Publication Date: November 22, 1992

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Description

"Richard Barsam has given us as comprehensive a study of the origins and development of the nonfiction mode in motion pictures as we are ever likely to have in one volume. He draws on all the major written sources and many which are little known, and he shares with us many eloquent descriptions of the films themselves, giving us a valuable textbook." --Richard Dyer MacCann

"... superb work... " --Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television



About the Author

RICHARD M. BARSAM is Provost of the Pratt Institute. He is author of The Vision of Robert Flaherty: The Artist as Myth and Filmmaker, Nonfiction Film Theory and Criticism, Filmguide to "Triumph of the Will," and In the Dark: A Primer for the Movies.