Contemporary Documentary Film

AMI205K

Examination of the art, content, technology, and life of documentary film, with a decided emphasis on the American tradition. Explores contemporary filmmaking approaches that fall under broad categorization of “documentary,” showing how documentary filmmakers choose and interpret their subjects, themes, and points of view. Analyzes form, technique, and impact of documentary filmmaking. Taught at Duke Kunshan University. Instructor consent required.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

DOCST270K

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, STS