What Is Non-Fiction Cinema? On the Very Idea of Motion Picture Communication

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Contents
Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction1
Notes , 7
1 What Is Non-Fiction Cinema?8
The Meaning of Non-Fiction , 8
Language, Cinema, and Assertion,20
Essentialism in Context,23
Skepticism About Intentions,34
Notes,36
2 Representation and Depiction40
Representational Systems,42
Cinematic Representation,51
Misrepresentation,63
Notes,69
3 What About Reality?73
In Search of Sasquatch,74
Situations and Interpretations,80
Notes,95
4 Plans for Non-Fiction98
Intention,99
Moderate Intentionalism,104
Notes,114

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 7
  • 1 - What is Non-Fiction Cinema? 8
  • Notes 36
  • 2 - Representation and Depiction 40
  • Notes 69
  • 3 - What About Reality? 73
  • Notes 95
  • 4 - Plans for Non-Fiction 98
  • Notes 114
  • 5 - Planning for Content 116
  • Notes 140
  • 6 - Planning for Force 143
  • Notes 171
  • 7 - Perceptual Access to Cinematic Meaning 175
  • Notes 206
  • 8 - Aspects of Interpretation 213
  • Notes 242
  • 9 - The Truth of Non-Fiction 246
  • Notes 276
  • Works Cited 281
  • Index 293
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