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Film Modes and documentary

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Film Modes and documentary ETS 154 - M001

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Interpretation of Film
R. Hallas

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Interpretation of Film
R. Hallas
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Date Created: 10/30/15
Film Modes Distinctions between types of film Narrative Function to tell a tory Organization narration Genres western film noir horror comedy mockumentary etc Documentary Function make an argument about the world Org rhetorical works to convince audience of their idea of the world Genre historical doc political doc mockumentary essay film propaganda film sports doc Experimental Func experience Org aesthetic Genre psychodrama found footage film abstract fil film installation structural film essay film Genres can spill over into each mode ex mockumentary Animation fits into all three categories Experimental Film Aesthetics can be traced back to ancient Greece question of what constitutes beautiful form Tied between beauty truth virtue Impressionists captured and portrayed light light is fundamental to experience of the world Expressionism material world and environment to articulate emotions inside Avant gardevanguard Particular group of soldiers that go out first Pushes boundaries of what art is Moto epater le bourgeois shock the middle classes Art has to be beautiful became a way of seeing the world in new way Experimental Techniques Fragmentation chopping an image in different ways Positiv Abstraction way representation loses resemblance to normal perception Repetition Parataxis listing Miseenabyme never revealing the center peeling layers off continuously Selfre exivity very aware watching a film Improvisation no script Dissonance putting together things that don t mix awkward Counterpoint sets one thing against another Parallelism reveals events going on at same time can use split screen Documentary Rhetorical about making an argument about the world story supports argument Represents an imagined world even though portrays real life still actors to reproduce scenes the world is still real Still has a narrative Documentary Modes Expository mode explains world Voiceovers voice of God Observational mode watches world Interactive mode interacts with world Interviews Re exive mode selfconsciously explore process of documenting world Performative mode evokes world through poetic form and performance Reconstructive mode reconstructsreenacts historical and contemporary events Archival footage used to illustrate an event


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