Its refreshing to find a book that cuts through the tired old debates that have surrounded documentary film and television heralds a welcome new approach. - Sight and Sound
This book is going to be essential reading for any media teacher with a serious interest in documentary and is highly recommended for centres selecting Documentary as one of the two Textual Topics on AQAs Media spec. - In The Picture --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
New Documentary provides a comprehensive account of the last two decades of documentary filmmaking in the US, Britain and Europe. Bruzzi discusses key genres, filmmakers, and issues for the study of non-fiction film and television.
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About the Author
Stella Bruzzi is Lecturer in Film and Television at Royal Holloway College, University of London. She is the author of Undressing Cinema (1997), published by Routledge.