Browsing by Subject "History"
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Publisher and Date:(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2012)This article argues that Su Friedrich's 1984 film The Ties That Bind employs what were at the time atypical forms and techniques to push the limits of the traditional historical documentary. Its aesthetic experimentation helps to redefine the idea of historical representation in film and does so mainly by treating evidence as both partial (in both senses of the word) and contingent offering a radical challenge to normative history and destabilizing the notion of history as authority. Unlike ...
Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2013)The growing presence of subjects narrating their lived experiences in documentaries implies their involvement in the making of their own histories. This thesis explores this subjective dimension by examining the formal methods employed by filmmakers in documentaries in which personal stories are performed and/or narrated by subjects. -- Abstract'tan.