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  International Documentary Association
Buddy Squires, the long-time cinematographer for filmmaker Ken Burns, will be honored with the IDA's award for outstanding documentary cinematography during the 23rd Annual IDA Awards Gala Benefit on Dec. 7.
While any list is subject to discussion, debate and dispute, we offer these titles as a jumping off point, an opportunity to revisit, reassess and reclaim, and a means to remind you of why you're part of this community in the first place.
Please join us in making our 25th year one of great celebration of the documentary by contributing to IDA 25th anniversary fund.
www.documentary.org   (551 words)

  Documentary film - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Documentary film is a broad category of cinematic expression united by the intent to remain factual or non-fictional.
The word "documentary" was first applied to films of this nature in a review of this movie written by "The Moviegoer", a pen name for John Grierson, in the New York Sun on 8 February 1926.
The newsreel tradition is an important tradition in documentary film; newsreels were also sometimes staged but were usually re-enactments of events that had already happened, not attempts to steer events as they were in the process of happening.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Documentary_film   (2075 words)

 Documentary Hypothesis Encyclopedia Article @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The secondary hypothesis of the documentary hypothesis suggests that two schools of writers put together the biblical text of the Old Testament: the priests of Shiloh and the Aaronid priesthood.
While accepting the documentary hypothesis as correct in outline, some scholars believe that the Wellhausen School overemphasized the use of written sources to the neglect of the oral traditions that underlay the sources.
The Documentary Hypothesis and the Composition of the Pentateuch, Magnes, 1961.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Documentary_hypothesis   (5495 words)

The television documentary is an adaptable form of nonfiction programming that has served various functions throughout the medium's history: as a symbol of prestige for advertisers and networks, a focal point for national attention on complex issues, a record of the human experience and the natural world, and an instrument of artistic and social expression.
Consequently, the health of the documentary form serves as an indicator of a network's commitment to news and as a barometer of social, political, and economic dynamics.
A documentary is defined as a nonfiction report that devotes its full time slot to one thesis or subject, usually under the guidance of a single producer.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/D/htmlD/documentary/documentary.htm   (2534 words)

 Documentary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Look up documentary in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
Documentary evidence, evidence presented to a court in the form of documents
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Documentary   (97 words)

 Documentary Films
The first official documentary or non-fiction narrative film was Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North (1922), an ethnographic look at the harsh life of Canadian Inuit Eskimos living in the Arctic, although some of the film's scenes of obsolete customs were staged.
Documentaries during the Great War and during WWII were often propagandistic.
The Oscar-winning wartime documentary The Memphis Belle (1944), directed by famed William Wyler (then a Lieutenant Colonel) and released by the War Department, presented real-life footage of dozens of Allied bombing missions by the Flying Fortress' B-17 bomber during the war.
www.filmsite.org /docfilms.html   (1459 words)

 GreenCine | Documentary
Simply put, documentary is non-fiction film, and generally a film about people and ideas, running toward social analysis and independent visions.
Wartime France under Nazi control is the subject of one of the all-time great documentaries, The Sorrow and the Pity (1970) by Marcel Ophuls.
The Brits are masters of the television documentary, from BBC warhorses like Civilization and The Ascent of Man to Michael Apted's long-running Up series (now in its seventh incarnation, 42 Up) and David Attenborough's natural history series: Life on Earth, Blue Planet and The Life of Mammals.
www.greencine.com /static/primers/docs1.jsp   (1602 words)

 Exposed: The Carlyle Group: Shocking documentary uncovers the subversion of Americas democracy.
Exposed: The Carlyle Group: Shocking documentary uncovers the subversion of Americas democracy.
Shocking documentary uncovers the subversion of Americas democracy.
I defy you to watch this 48 minute documentary and not be outraged about the depth of corruption and deceit within the highest ranks of our government.
www.informationclearinghouse.info /article3995.htm   (239 words)

 Reel.com: Documentary - Fahrenheit 9/11
This documentary focuses on amateur grizzly bear experts Timothy Treadwell and his partner Amie Huguenard who frequently journeyed to Alaska to study and live with the bears.
In October of 2003, the two were killed and devoured by one of the very animals to whom they had devoted years of study.
Oscar-nominated documentary, shot in 30 countries over the course of three years, about the migratory habits of birds.
www.reel.com /reel.asp?node=categories/documentary   (338 words)

Usually when a movie is adapted into a TV series, either the situation of the movie's plot or its characters are brought from the big screen to the small, but New Line has announced a TV version of the comedy hit Wedding Crashers that doesn't have much to do with the original source.
According to a documentary blog on the Toronto International Film Festival website, Michael Moore will be at the Festival, offering tastes of not one but two new films.
Wolfe Releasing, a distribution company that describes itself as "the premier distributor of gay and lesbian feature films", was hard at work expanding its stable of films at this year's LGBT festivals, and came away with a group of seven films for which it owns future festival, television and home video rights.
www.cinematical.com /category/documentary   (3965 words)

 Dark Side of The Moon (documentary) Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about Dark Side of the Moon (documentary).
Dark Side of The Moon (documentary) in the News
More Dark Side of the Moon (documentary) news...
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Dark_Side_of_the_Moon_(documentary)   (1809 words)

 Ibogaine documentary, Psychonautic encyclopedia and many new products
His documentary tells the story of the use of Ibogaine by two African drug addicts who try to beat their addictions.
She has suffered from a disease for over a year and hopes the eating of the holy plant can be the start of a new phase in her life.
In this 50 minute documentary different aspects of this extraordinary substance are shown by personal experiences and explanations of ex-addicts, treatment providers and experts.
www.azarius.nl /newsletter/newsletterazarius050825.html   (935 words)

 indieWIRE > Documentary
The fourth annual Silverdocs: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival opened June 13th and ran through June 18th in and around the historic AFI Silver Theater in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, just a stone's throw from Washington DC and called out to filmmakers and the community with this year's powerful slogan, "Independent Thinkers Welcome".
So it's apropos that three new documentaries about camps for kids have begun to emerge on the festival circuit, just in time for summer, although "Jesus Camp," "Camp Out," and "Summer Camp!" are vastly different experiences in both content and style.
In the Documentary Competition, for example, a survey of the eleven films offered reveal an emphasis on personal portraits, three of which follow very different stories that ultimately reveal the same underlying theme ­ the dysfunctional economic relationship between the US and Mexico and its drastic effect on individual lives.
www.indiewire.com /documentary   (3853 words)

 Genre Browser: Documentary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are 61723 titles listed here and the search box below restricts your query solely to the Documentary genre.
Manufacturing Consent is a documentary based on the book of the same name authored by renowned anti-establishment intellectuals Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky.
The film primarily follows Chomsky, through speeches, debates, and quiet moments in his office; though it is full of quick-cuts, graphics, and humorous newsreel clips, it is about ideas.
www.imdb.com /Sections/Genres/Documentary   (271 words)

 Documentary: See what people are saying right now on Technorati   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Documentary: See what people are saying right now on Technorati
Magia Russica (Russia) September 2nd, 2006 by nettik Magia Russica   魔幻俄羅斯  Israel/Russia  (2004)  7/10 Documentary directed by Youathan and Masha...
documentary per day for the last 30 days.
technorati.com /tag/documentary   (220 words)

 The Codebreakers – A BBC World Documentary on FOSS and Development — Asia-Pacific Development Information ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A two-part documentary, The Codebreakers was aired on BBC World TV during May 2006.
It investigates how poor countries are using FOSS applications for development, and includes stories and interviews from around the world.
The documentary also includes interviews from key figures around the world.
www.apdip.net /news/fossdoc   (449 words)

 Truth about Bowling for Columbine
Unfortunately, it is not a documentary, by the Academy's own definition.
Sample: "tv and movies, newspapers or even documentaries *are* constructions, not "the truth" ("truth" is subjective personal opinion/experience, which would be impossible to commit to videotape or celluloid)."
If anything, a documentary film purports to be less symbolic and more real: the viewer is shown things, and assumes he is himself seeing reality, rather than hearing a speaker's description, possibly unfair or deceptive, of it.
www.hardylaw.net /Truth_About_Bowling.html   (6481 words)

 Documentary Film Encyclopedia Article @ TheBottomDollar.com (The Bottom Dollar)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about Documentary film.
A rough cut of her documentary film Hunted Like Animals, with accounts by survivors of military attacks on the Hmong and shocking images of brutalised children...
More Documentary Film Page Titles on this Site
www.thebottomdollar.com /encyclopedia/Documentary_film   (2122 words)

 Genre Browser: Documentary
Welcome to the IMDb guide to Documentary movies.
There are 74313 titles listed here and the search box below restricts your query solely to the Documentary genre.
Now, try not to look at the camera, and act natural...
us.imdb.com /Sections/Genres/Documentary   (93 words)

 Visions of Xanadu
There would be "encyclopedic documentary files" which would be made up of pamphlets and extracts or parts of publications without any further processing.
For Otlet the origins of the idea lay in his "scientific" analysis of documentary forms, his identification of the intellectual and physical elements comprising books and other documents, and the potential for the systematic organization and re-organization of knowledge inherent in the application of the monographic principle to standardized cards and sheets.
There were about 1000 items in the small documentary format, presumably held in their own special filing cabinets, listed as being filed at 63.67.1, hunting dogs.
people.lis.uiuc.edu /~wrayward/otlet/xanadu.htm   (12564 words)

 Documentary Video DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Scheduled to hit the theaters September 15th is "The U.S. vs. John Lennon," a new documentary from Lions Gate Pictures.
This program is part of Bennett-Watt's highly acclaimed series of 51 High Definition 60-minute documentaries on each state in the USA, titled Discoveries.America.
Both programs are part of Bennett-Watt's highly acclaimed series of 51 High Definition 60-minute documentaries on each state in the USA, titled Discoveries.America.
press.xtvworld.com /article-topic-16.html   (1221 words)

 American Masters . Bob Dylan | PBS
This will be a historic collaboration between the world's two principal public broadcasters, brought together in a production forged by independent producers Spitfire Pictures.
Paramount Home Entertainment will also release a DVD version of the documentary with extensive, additional, never-before-seen footage on September 20.
Scorsese also directed the documentary The Last Waltz (1978), which captured the legendary farewell concert of The Band, and he served as an assistant director and editor on Woodstock (1970).
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/dylan   (695 words)

 Amazon.com: The Documentary: Music: The Game   (Site not responding. Last check: )
THE DOCUMENTARY, (Aftermath/G Unit/Interscope), the debut album from The Game (a/k/a Jayceon Taylor), announces the arrival of the most significant West Coast gangsta rapper since Snoop Dogg more than a decade earlier.
Overall, "The Documentary" gets 2005 off to a nice start as far as new releases are concerned.
The Documentary: Dr. Dre weighs in heavy on this heavy joint.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0006ZQ9BS?v=glance   (2706 words)

From Chicago streets to the barrios of New York City and other urban centers, the Young Lords emerged to demand decent living conditions and raised a militant voice for the empowerment of Puerto Ricans and other Latino/as in the United States and for the independence of Puerto Rico.
hrough on-camera interviews with former members, archival footage, photographs and music, the documentary surveys Puerto Rican history, the Young Lords' political vision and actions, and the organization's legacy.
The Young Lords was broadcast on national public television as part of POV: The American Documentary Series.
palante.org /Documentary.htm   (218 words)

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