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Jeremy Hicks

Dziga Vertov: Defining Documentary Film

Jeremy Hicks - Dziga Vertov: Defining Documentary Film

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Pioneer of political documentary and inventor of cinema verits, Dziga Vertov had exerted a decisive influence on directors from Eisenstein to Godard. Yet his reputation long rested upon a lone masterpiece, 'Man with a Movie Camera'. Recently, however Vertov had begun to be recognised as the creator of a body of innovative and distinct films and, as Jeremy Hicks argues, documentary as we know it today is unthinkable without the rediscovery of Vertov.

Category(ies): reference, text book
Publisher: I. B. Tauris
ISBN Number: 9781845113773