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Author Grant, Barry Keith, 1947-

Title 100 documentary films / Barry Keith Grant & Jim Hillier
Published London : BFI, [2009]


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Description viii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Series BFI screen guides
BFI screen guides.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; A Propos de Nice, Jean Vigo, France 1930; The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes, Stan Brakhage, US 1971; The Atomic Cafe, Jane Loader/Kevin Rafferty, US 1982; The Battle of Chile/La Batalla de Chile, Patricio Guzman, Venezuela-France-Cuba 1975-1979); Berlin: Symphony of a Great City/Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Grossstadt, Walter Ruttmann, Germany 1927; Bowling for Columbine, Michael Moore, US 2002; A British Picture: Portrait of an Enfant Terrible (Ken Russell, UK 1989); British Sounds, Jean-Luc Godard/ Jean-Henri Roger, UK 1969; Bus 174, Jose Padilha, Brazil 2002; Cane Toads: An Unnatural History, Mark Lewis, Australia 1988; Le Chagrin et la pitie/The Sorrow and the Pity, Marcel Ophuls, Fr-Switz-W Ger, 1968; Chronique d'un ete/Chronicle of a Summer, Jean Rouch/Edgar Morin, France 1961; Close Up, Abbas Kiarostami, Iran, 1990; Coal Face, Alberto Cavalcanti, UK 1935; Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment, Robert Drew, US 1963; Daughter Rite, Michelle Citron, US 1979; David Holzman's Diary, Jim McBride, US 1967; Dead Birds, Robert Gardner, US 1965; A Diary for Timothy, Humphrey Jennings, UK 1945; Dont Look Back, D.A. Pennebaker, US 1967; The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On, Hara Kazuo, Japan 1987; Etre et avoir, Nicolas Philibert, France 2002; The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty, Esfir Shub, USSR 1927; Farrebique, ou les quatres saisons, Georges Rouquier, France 1946; Fast, Cheap and Out of Control, Errol Morris, US 1997; For Freedom, Hossein Torabi, Iran 1979; Forgotten Silver, Peter Jackson, NZ 1995; Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse/The Gleaners and I, Agnes Varda, France 2000; Grey Gardens, Albert & David Maysles/Ellen Hovde/Muffie Meyer, US 1975; Grizzly Man, Werner Herzog, US 2005; Handsworth Songs, John Akomfrah, 1986; Happy Mother's Day, Richard Leacock/Joyce Chopra, US 1963; Harlan County USA, Barbara Kopple, US 1976; Harvest of Shame, David Lowe, US 1960; Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam, Nick Broomfield, UK 1995; Hoop Dreams, Steve James, US 1994; Hour of the Furnaces/La Hora de los hornos, Octavio Getino/Fernando E. Solanas, Argentina 1968; Housing Problems, Edgar Anstey/Arthur Elton, UK 1935; Las Hurdes/Land Without Bread, Luis Bunuel, Spain 1933; I for India, Sandhya Suri, UK-Germany 2005; In the Year of the Pig, Emile De Antonio, US 1968; Jazz, Ken Burns, US 2001; Kon Tiki, Thor Heyerdahl, Norway 1950; Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, Godfrey Reggio, US 1982; Lessons in Darkness/Lektionen in Finisternis, Werner Herzog, Ger-France-UK 1992; Let There Be Light, John Huston, US 1946; The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter, Connie Field, US 1980; Lonely Boy, Wolf Koenig/Roman Kroiter, Canada 1962; Lost Lost Lost, Jonas Mekas, US 1976; Lumiere programme, Auguste & Louis Lumiere, France 1895; Les Maitres Fous/The Mad Masters, Jean Rouch, France 1955; Manhatta, Charles Sheeler/Paul Strand, US 1921; The Man with a Movie Camera, Dziga Vertov, USSR 1929; Man of Aran, Robert Flaherty, UK 1934; March of the Penguins/La Marche de l'empereur, Luc Jacquet, France 2005; A Married Couple, Allan King, Canada 1969; Minamata, Tsuchimoto Noriaki, Japan 1971; My Winnipeg, Guy Maddin, Canada 2007; Nanook of the North, Robert Flaherty, US 1922; Native Land, Leo Hurwitz/Paul Strand, US 1942; Necrology, Standish Lawder, US 1971; New Earth/Nieuwe gronden, Joris Ivens, Netherlands 1934; News from Home, Chantal Akerman, France-Belgium-West Germany 1976; North Sea, Harry Watt, UK 1938; Nuit et brouillard/Night and Fog, Alain Resnais, France 1955; Not a Love Story: A Film about Pornography, Bonnie Sherr Klein, Canada 1981; One Man's War/La Guerre d'un seul homme, Edgardo Cozarinsky, France, 1982; Paris is Burning, Jennie Livingston, US 1990; People on Sunday/Menschen am Sonntag, Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Germany 1929; The Plow that Broke the Plains, Pare Lorentz, US 1936; Portrait of Jason, Shirley Clarke, US 1967; Primary, Robert Drew, US 1960; Primate, Frederick Wiseman, US 1974; Les Racquetteurs/The Snowshoers, Michel Brault/Gilles Groulx, Canada 1958; Roger and Me, Michael Moore, US 1989; Salesman, Albert & David Maysles/Charlotte Zwerin, US 1969; Le Sang des betes, Georges Franju, France 1949; Sans soleil/Sunless, Chris Marker, France 1983; 79 Primaveras/79 Springs, Santiago Alvarez, Cuba 1969; Shipyard, Paul Rotha, UK 1935; Shoah, Claude Lanzmann, France 1985; El Sol del membrillo/The Quince Tree Sun/The Dream of Light, Victor Erice, Spain 1992); The Spanish Earth, Joris Ivens, US 1937; Surname Viet Given Name Nam, Trinh T. Minh-ha, US 1989; Talking Heads, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Poland, 1980; The Thin Blue Line, Errol Morris, US 1988; This is Spinal Tap, Rob Reiner, US 1984; Time Indefinite, Ross McElwee, US 1994; Titicut Follies, Frederick Wiseman, US 1967; Tongues Untied, Marlon Riggs, US 1990; Triumph of the Will/Triumph des Willens, Leni Riefenstahl, Germany 1935; Truth or Dare, Alek Keshishian, US, 1991; Turksib, Victor A. Turin, USSR 1929; Very Nice, Very Nice, Arthur Lipsett, Canada 1961; Waiting for Fidel, Michael Rubbo, Canada 1974; The War Game, Peter Watkins, UK 1965; We Are the Lambeth Boys, Karel Reisz, UK 1958; When the Levees Broke, Spike Lee, US 2006; Why We Fight: Prelude to War, Frank Capra, US 1943; Woodstock, Michael Wadleigh, US 1970; Zidane: a 21st Century Portrait, Douglas Gordon/Philippe Parreno, France-Iceland 2006
Summary "100 Documentaries provides concise and authoritative entries on one hundred key non-fiction films, from the Lumihre brothers and the beginnings of film history to the present day, including recent films such as Bowling for Columbine and March of the Penguins. In addition to the Introduction to the volume, which outlines the history, key periods and major debates in documentary cinema, each entry provides concise analysis, critical judgment and reference to key images and scenes, and cross-references to other films discussed help to place films in their historical and aesthetic contexts."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Documentary films -- Catalogs.
Documentary films -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Author Hillier, Jim.
British Film Institute.
LC no. 2009464650
ISBN 1844572641 (paperback)
184457265X (cased)
9781844572649 (paperback)
9781844572656 (cased)
Other Titles Hundred documentaries
One hundred documentaries