Essays Tagged: "Documentary"

The Ressurection of Jesus Christ

discussed. There are three criteria that the military historian C. Sanders lists as principles for documentary historical proof: the bibliographical test, internal evidence test, and the external evi ...

(6 pages) 214 1 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Two Critical Documentaries-- Comparing the films "Sonic Outlaws" and "Manufacturing Consent"

es and address these problems with your art."Negativeland is the primary subject of Craig Baldwin's documentary video, "Sonic Outlaws". Along with Negativeland "Sonic Outlaws" looks at media practitio ... other media by drawing attention to the various social problems they overlook or create. Baldwin's documentary represents these groups as heroic culture-jammers. Culture-jamming, generally, is a prac ...

(4 pages) 120 0 5.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Times of Harvey Milk: The political and social issues surrounding the first gay elected official in the U.S. The essay uses the documentary "The times of Harvey Milk" as a springboard.

The Times Of Harvey MilkThe documentary "The Times of Harvey Milk" did not concentrate on the fact that Harvey was gay. As the t ... s involved with. Mr. Milk was a certainly a gay activist, but it was not his entire focus. What the documentary really focused on was Harvey Milk's actions, and the controversy surrounding him. It was ... ro area well. Milk was a kind of "everyman" mixture in an area where there were many minorities.The documentary showed Harvey talking about senior citizen rights and made a point of showing that his c ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Comments on the documentary "Seeds of the Sixties"

"Seeds of the sixties"At first glance what this documentary expresses is the freedom that was very bluntly practiced in the sixties. They describe t ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Analysis of documentary: Behind Lab Doors. Discovers how doc reflects cultural and social beliefs of today and the techniques used to position the Audience.

Cutting Edge: Behind lab doors is a documentary that explores the cultural and social implications of animal testing. Though the aim is ... l points of view including those against, those for, and those caught in the middle. Throughout the documentary there are various techniques used to convince the audience that animal testing is not ri ... lm, suitable for study, as it shows both the past, present and hopeful future of animal testing.The documentary begins with a word from the Cutting Edge presenter. Obviously against animal testing, he ...

(3 pages) 106 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Report on Lady of Angels Fire

This Documentary narrated the tragedy of the Our Lady of Angels School. On December 1st, 1958, at the end ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Narrative and Narration.

in a film unfold. E.g. 'Blair Witch Project'. A group of film students go into the woods to film a documentary about the myth of the Blair Witch. What we see is the people film everything that they d ...

(10 pages) 137 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Surviving Columbus.

Watching the documentary "Surviving Columbus" I got an understanding from both sides growing up believing Christo ...

(3 pages) 65 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

When We Were Kings.

This essay is about a video report on "When We Were Kings". The video is a documentary on Muhammad Ali and his path to greatness. To fully understand the essay, you would need ... tive Ku Klux Klan causing prejudice among the white society to turn against the black Americans.The documentary then begins to go into much more detail to form an overall picture of the main journalis ... oney for participating in the fight.The filmmakers have therefore tried to show the viewers of this documentary, by showing and describing almost his entire life and boxing career, how he is in a way ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"Slaughter House Five" by Kurt Vonnegut.

Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade mixes degrees of autobiography, documentary, and fantasy in an attempt to produce a book about Dresden in the time period of World W ... od of World War II. The autobiographical aspect is apparent in the war scenes of the novel. And the documentary and the fantastic are demonstrated through a set of imaginary novels by Kilgore Trout an ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Review of documentary "Muddy Waters" on sedimentation on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

MUDDY WATERS by Sally Ingleton(Shown 20th May on SBS)The documentary Muddy Waters provides an insight into the sedimentation on the Great Barrier Reef betwee ... mplicated for environmental managers to recognise and evaluate risks to the environment.Despite the documentary it has been shown that the Great Barrier Reef itself is not under the most threat of hea ... le areas are typical sources for heavy metals, points which were entirely omitted from the film.The documentary also focussed on cane farms as the sole perpetrators of adding fertilisers and pesticide ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Politics and film.

ment in which the film is made, and are also affected by the type of film made; either fictional or documentary.The Ideology in the films Wag the Dog, Black October, and Triumph of the Will is clearly ... affected by time as the incident occurred 20 years earlier facts may have been skewed. Second this documentary tried to paint both sides as evenly as possible, so many choices I assume where made in ...

(6 pages) 86 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Different Kind of Columbine: Media in Today's Society

- purposely misleading his audience. As a result, his argument is very one-sided. He did not make a documentary: he made a movie. Loffreda, on the other hand, took a different approach. She lays out t ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This essay is about the foreing policies that the u.s. has towards third world countries and how the CIA is involved.

ppressing countries using wars and overthrowing governments indirectly.In the second segment of the documentary "What we have learn about U.S. foreign policies", John Stockwell, former CIA Station Chi ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This paper explores the idea of hate in todays society. it examines the need of christian values in our present world, and the need for hatred to end,

hat the hate is lost with history, or so I thought. The last week of this unit was accompanied by a documentary entitled Hearts of Hate which displayed recent hate crimes and activities that are takin ... y going on behind all the newspapers and propaganda and truly waking us to the reality. Before this documentary I had no idea that such activities were going on. I'd like to believe that the worst of ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Television, what it is, how it works (in term of physics) and its impact on society, including advantages and disadvantages.

ess entertainment, it has also frequently rewarded viewers with outstanding presentations in drama, documentary, and the arts, and it has made such programming available to millions of people across t ...

(5 pages) 97 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is Spinal Tap Vs Hard Core Logo.

Many of the genre characteristics of the documentary, whether intentionally or not, serve to reassure the viewer that the people and actions ... not, serve to reassure the viewer that the people and actions depicted are true and sincere. When a documentary strays from certain conventions, viewers question the actuality of the content. Such is ... cute; meeting of RenÈ Dubois. However, when a fiction film adopts the genre conventions of a documentary, the reverse occurs. Whereas the viewer of a documentary may question whether the suppos ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Representation of Ned Kelly in Texts

d in the varying representations.Representation of Ned Kelly in TextsSister Kate, Ned Kelly and the documentary Outlawed: The real Ned Kelly vary in their representations of the truth surrounding the ... for Kelly and his gang, as they are fighting for a worthy cause.Outlawed: The real Ned Kelly was a documentary that appeared on the ABC TV on the 6-8-03. This documentary outlines the controversy ove ...

(7 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What are the important features at the beginning of the film Punitive Damage?

s quest for truth and justice and the tragedy of the situation in East Timor. The beginning of this documentary contains many important features that help to introduce the ideas, storylines and atmosp ... ntion. The date, 12th November 1991, are the first words to appear so we know immediately when this documentary is set. The captions also introduce Max Stahl and the massacre he has filmed. The typewr ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Fast Times at Ridgemont High: The Rose-Tinted World

the world. However, just because that is the most common view of teenage life does not mean that a documentary-like narrative should be devoid of a view of what living looks like with the rose colore ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis