Courses: Documentary Film and Approaches to Truth (ICPRH278B01)

Spring 2009

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.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or higher.

Fulfills: HU III

Location

Haverford, Stokes 102

Meeting Times

TTh 11:30-1:00