History and Criticism of the Documentary

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IMA Number: IMA 709.00 | 3 credits
Course Type: Analytical
Professor: Reiko Tahara
This class meets Tuesday 6:10-10pm in HN 502
Full Course Description:

This course examines canonical films from the first 100 years of documentary filmmaking in their historical and theoretical context, and analyzes the formal and technological innovations of documentary’s pioneers. The course also explores the intersections of documentary art with other art forms and considers the opportunities and responsibilities of a documentary storyteller.

Permissions: Cleared after advisement with IMA Director and Program Coordinator.