American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation

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What key concerns are reflected in documentaries produced in and about the United States? How have documentaries engaged with competing visions of US history, culture, politics, and national identity? This book examines how documentary films have contributed to the American public sphere - creating a kind of public space, serving as sites for community-building, public expression, and social innovation. Geiger focuses on how documentaries have been significant in forming ideas of the nation, both as an imagined space and a ...

American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation 2011, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748621477

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American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation 2009, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748621484

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