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  1. Week 1: What is Documentary? 3 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. The Gleaners and I - Agnes Varda 2000

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Documentary - The Margins of Reality - Paul Ward 2006

        Chapter Essential

    3. Further Reading 1 item
  2. Week 2: Surrealism and mass observation 4 items
    1. Screening 3 items
    2. Essential Reading 1 item
  3. Week 3: British Documentary: The GPO and the Documentary Film Movement 4 items
    1. Screening 3 items
      1. The Fairy of the Phone - Coldstream, William 31/07/2019

        Film 

      2. Night Mail - Watt, Harry, Wright, Basil 31/07/2019

        Film 

    2. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. A new history of documentary film - Betsy A. McLane, Jack C. Ellis 2012

        Book Recommended

  4. Week 4: Jill Craigie and the British post-war documentary 7 items
    1. Screening 3 items
      1. Out of Chaos - Craigie, Jill 31/07/2019

        Film Essential

      2. The Way We Live - Craigie, Jill 31/07/2019

        Film Essential

      3. To Be a Woman - Craigie, Jill 31/07/2019

        Film Essential

    2. Essential Reading 1 item
    3. Further Reading 3 items
      1. The story of Atoms at Work - Helen Hughes 01/03/2019

        Article Recommended

  5. Week 5: Stories 7 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Chronique d'un été - Jean Rouch 2005

        Audio-visual document Essential

    2. Essential Reading 1 item
      1. Imagining reality: the Faber book of documentary - Mark Cousins, Kevin Macdonald 2006

        Book Essential

    3. Additional Viewing 5 items
      1. À propos de Nice in The complete Jean Vigo. - Jean Vigo 2005

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      2. Portrait of Jason - Shirley Clarke 1919-1997. 2005

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      3. Ten Minutes Older - Various Directors

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      4. The House Is Black on Vimeo Monday, August 17, 2015 at 12:13 PM EST

        Audio-visual document Recommended

  6. Week 6: TBC (Therese Henningsen or Reading Week) 0 items
  7. Week 7: TBC (John Ellis new lecture) 1 item
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
  8. Week 8: Interviews and the Archive 15 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. The fog of war : eleven lessons from the life of Robert S.McNamara - Errol Morris 2005

        Audio-visual document Essential

    2. Essential Reading 4 items
    3. Additional Viewing 2 items
      1. The thin blue line - Errol Morris 2005

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      2. The Thin Blue Line: Storyville Thursday, 10 Nov 2011

        Audio-visual document Recommended

    4. Additional Reading 8 items
      1. New documentary - Stella Bruzzi 2006

        Book Recommended

      2. New Documentary - Stella Bruzzi 2006 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      3. The politics of documentary - Michael Chanan 2007

        Book Recommended

      4. Frame analysis: an essay on the organization of experience - Erving Goffman, Bennet Berger 1986, c1974

        Book Recommended

      5. The presentation of self in everyday life - Erving Goffman 1990

        Book Recommended

      6. Media and communication - Paddy Scannell 2007

        Book Recommended

      7. Claiming the real: the Griersonian documentary and its limitations - Brian Winston, British Film Institute 1995

        Book Recommended

  9. Week 9: Technology and the Voice 8 items
    1. Screening 2 items
    2. Essential Reading 4 items
    3. Additional Viewing 2 items
      1. Salesman - David Maysles 1969

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      2. Salesman (1969) Wednesday, 9 Aug 2006

        Audio-visual document Recommended

  10. Week 10: Sincerity and Performance 16 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Geri - Dineen Molly 1999

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Essential Reading 3 items
    3. Additional Viewing 12 items
      1. Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      2. Biggie & Tupac - Nick Broomfield 2002

        Audio-visual document Essential

      3. Louis and the Nazis

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      4. Roger & me - Michael Moore c2003

        Book Recommended

      5. Bowling for Columbine - Michael Moore 2003

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      6. Bowling for Columbine (2002) Monday, 21 Feb 2005

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      7. The leader, his driver and the driver's wife - Nick Broomfield 2005

        Audio-visual document Recommended

      8. The House I Live In Monday, 14 Jan 2013

        Audio-visual document Recommended

  11. Further Study: Ethics 6 items
    This week of study has been included in the course in previous years but will not run this year.
    1. Screening 2 items
      1. 9/11 : the falling man - Henry Singer 2007

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. 9/11: The Falling Man Sunday, 9 Sep 2018

        Audio-visual document Essential

    2. Essential Reading 1 item
    3. Additional Reading 3 items
      1. Ethics - B Winston

        Chapter Recommended

  12. Further Study: Technology and Realism 8 items
    1. Screening 2 items
      1. The Plow That Broke The Plains - Pare Lorentz

        Audio-visual document Essential

    2. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. Photography's discursive spaces - Rosalind Krauss

        Chapter Essential

      2. In, around and afterthoughts - M. Rosler

        Chapter Essential

    3. Additional Viewing 2 items
    4. Additional Reading 2 items
  13. Further Study: Sound in GPO 12 items
    This week of study has been included in the course in previous years but will not run this year.
    1. Screening 2 items
    2. Essential Reading 4 items
      1. Film sound : theory and practice - Elisabeth Weis 1985

        Book Essential

    3. Additional Viewing 3 items
    4. Additional Reading 3 items
      1. Kino-eye - Dziga Vertov, Annette Michelson 1984

        Book Recommended

  14. Further Study: Ethnography 17 items
    This week of study has been included in the course in previous years but will not run this year.
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Moi, un noir

        Audio-visual document Essential

    2. Essential Reading 1 item
    3. Additional Viewing 1 item
      1. Eight films by Jean Rouch.. - Jean Rouch filmaker. 2017

        Audio-visual document Further Mammy Water (1955), The Mad Masters (1956), The Humans Pyramid (1961), The Lion Hunters (1965), Jaguar (1967), Little By Little (1969)

    4. Additional Reading 14 items
      1. Key concepts in post-colonial studies - Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin 1998

        Book Further

      2. Transcultural cinema - David MacDougall, Lucien Castaing-Taylor c1998

        Book Further

      3. Ethical and aesthetic concerns in ethnographic film - J Preloran 1987

        Article Further Available in print via Senate House

      4. Claiming the real: the Griersonian documentary and its limitations - Brian Winston, British Film Institute 1995

        Book Further

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