Spring 2010: Documentary Film and Approaches to Truth

This course explored the challenge of truth-telling in documentary film and video.

ICPR H 278B01 Documentary Film and Approaches to Truth Sophomore standing or higher. Lab for extra 1/2 cr. required. Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Taught By: Victoria Funari Department: Independent College Programs

This course explores the challenge of truth-telling in documentary film and video. What practices have documentarians engaged in to acknowledge, deny, undermine, complicate, and perhaps solve the problem of truth? Readings, film viewings with discussions, and exercises in video production and editing, leading to the creation of final videos by students.