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The Context of a Documentary Film

The Context of a Documentary Film

Cinema is always evolving and it’s an exciting process to explore and to understand the different genres within it. Increasingly, many documentary films are transcending their original moment of release to become landmarks in contemporary cinema. All the films specified by your exam boards reinforce the value and interest of the documentary form as a globally popular and highly regarded form of cinema.

A documentary film can provoke a range of considerations around the filmic treatment of a subject and the role of the ‘author’ of a film and their ‘role’ in that film.

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