Documentary class – Overview

I’m teaching a class on documentary film next semester. The first two weeks will offer a conceptual overview for the course. We’ll watch:

And read:

This Man Is the Most Dangerous Political Operative in America

Combative, Populist Steve Bannon Found His Man in Donald Trump

ROGER AND ME: DOCUMENTAPHOBIA AND MIXED MODES

Students will produce collaborative documentaries using propagandist techniques to make the good look bad, and the bad look good, and vice versa.

 

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