The Adventure of the Real: Jean Rouch and the Craft of Ethnographic Cinema

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Though relatively unsung in the English-speaking world, Jean Rouch (1917-2004) was a towering figure of ethnographic cinema. Over the course of a fifty-year career, he completed over one hundred films, both documentary and fiction, and exerted an influence far beyond academia. Exhaustively researched yet elegantly written, The Adventure of the Real is the first comprehensive analysis of his practical filmmaking methods. Rouch developed these methods while conducting anthropological research in West Africa in the 1940s ...

The Adventure of the Real: Jean Rouch and the Craft of Ethnographic Cinema 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226327150

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The Adventure of the Real: Jean Rouch and the Craft of Ethnographic Cinema 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226327143

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