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Ethnographic Film

by Karl G. Heider

  • 256 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnography,
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Radio - History & Criticism,
  • Motion pictures in ethnology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9692948M
    ISBN 100292714580
    ISBN 109780292714588

    In Muddied Waters: The Fictionalisation of Ethnographic Film, Toni de Bromhead examines twelve documentary films about southern Italy to argue for a definition of ethnographic filmmaking as the ‘responsible and reliable’ gathering of footage through the avoidance of over-aestheticisation and other experimental aspects. While the book is of considerable disciplinary .   Ethnographic Film: Revised Edition, Edition 2 - Ebook written by Karl G. Heider. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Ethnographic Film: Revised Edition, Edition /5(1).

    The six ethnographic films in the “Afflictions” series are at the heart of “ Afflictions: Steps Toward A Visual Psychological Anthropology.” This book is intended to complement the stories and themes explored in the films, and to shed light on the contribution of ethnographic film to psychological anthropology. My active involvement in ethnographic film dates back to when I was as Leverhulme Film Fellow in documentary at the National Film and Television School (NFTS, Beaconsfield, UK). This scheme was a collaboration between the NFTS, the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (RAI), and the Leverhulme Foundation Author: Felicia Hughes-Freeland.

    This is the third post in my series on the definition of “ethnographic film.” In the first post I laid out the basic approach I am using: one based on Umberto Eco’s model of listing a “family of resemblances” rather than offering a strict test of a film’s “ethnographicness.” In the second post I showed how this would work in practice, based on a rough sketch of the “family of. Name Professor Course Date Ethnographic Review “Women in pain: gender and morbidity in Mexico” by Kaja Finkler is a motivating book. Finkler advocates to explain the disparity morbidity patterns experienced by women and men in Mexico.


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Even before Robert Flaherty released Nanook of the North inanthropologists were producing films about the lifeways of native peoples for a public audience, as well as for research and raphic Film () was one of the first books to provide a comprehensive introduction to this field of visual anthropology, and it quickly became the standard by: 8.

Ethnographic film is the visual manifestation of anthropological practice organized into a lineal and moving media. While principally not created on actual celluloid film any longer, the moniker of “ethnographic film” is used for productions on a variety of tape and digital mediums.

To define "ethnographic film" requires either one sentence or an entire book. The sentence is "Ethnographic film is film that reflects ethnographic understanding." This book is an exploration of the nature of ethnographic film. Whatever it is, it is more than the.

20 Ethnographic and Documentary Films Psychological Anthropologists Should Be Teaching Despite the rich history of innovative methods and techniques employed by documentary filmmakers across a range of genres, there seems to be little awareness or integration of the findings and approaches of psychological anthropology in ethnographic film.

From reviews of the first edition: "Ethnographic Film can rightly be considered a film primer for anthropologists." -Choice "This is an interesting and useful book about what it means to be ethnographic and how this might affect ethnographic filmmaking for the better/5.

While a content analysis was not undertaken, a casual comparison of book and film reviews in the American Anthropologist reveals different emphases: book reviewers tend to concentrate upon the content and quality of ideas, while film reviewers stress ethnographic accuracy and form (aesthetics).

It would be interesting to pursue these. An ethnographic film is a non-fiction film, often similar to a documentary film, historically dealing with non-Western people, and sometimes associated with anthropology. Definitions of the term are not definitive.

Some academics claim it is more documentary, less anthropology, while others think it rests somewhere between the fields of anthropology and documentary films. "[American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary] is a superbly original and informative work that takes as its project the creation of a cognitive map of a significant and geographically specific area within the larger field of independent documentary filmmaking.

It is fascinating to follow the book's careful articulation of the network 5/5(2). From reviews of the first edition: “Ethnographic Film can rightly be considered a film primer for anthropologists.” -Choice “This is an interesting and useful book about what it means to be ethnographic and how this might affect ethnographic filmmaking for the by: 8.

American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary is a critical history of American filmmakers crucial to the development of ethnographic film and personal documentary. The Boston and Cambridge areas are notable for nurturing these approaches to documentary film via institutions such as the MIT Film Section and the Film Study Center, the Carpenter Center and.

Book Description: Even before Robert Flaherty releasedNanook of the Northinanthropologists were producing films about the lifeways of native peoples for a public audience, as well as for research and raphic Film() was one of the first books to provide a comprehensive introduction to this field of visual anthropology, and it quickly became.

Book Description. The Routledge International Handbook of Ethnographic Film and Video is a state-of-the-art book which encompasses the breadth and depth of the field of ethnographic film and video-based more and more researchers turning to film and video as a key element of their projects, and as research video production becomes more practical due to.

The premise that ethnographic film is a value-free, indexical scientific record has been subjected to critical interrogation and revision, leading to dramatic changes in its theory and practice. View chapter Purchase book. making ethnographic film The Ethics of Ethnographic Filmmaking An Ethnographic Film Must Be Based on Ethnographic Understanding An Ethnographic Film Must Exploit the Visual Potential of Film Whole Bodies, Whole Interactions, and Whole People in Whole Acts Division of Labor The Meaning of Real Collaboration An Ethnographic Film File Size: 1MB.

Get this from a library. Ethnographic film. [Karl G Heider] -- "Even before Robert Flaherty released Nanook of the North inanthropologists were producing films about the lifeways of native peoples for a public audience, as well as for research and.

Beyond Observation offers a historical analysis of ethnographic film from the birth of cinema in until It covers a large number of films made in a broad range of styles, in many different parts of the world, from the Arctic to Africa, from urban China to rural : Paul Henley. Beyond Observation is structured by the argument that the 'ethnographicness' of a film should not be determined by the fact that it is about an exotic culture - the popular view - nor because it has apparently not been authored - a long-standing academic view - but rather because it adheres to the norms of ethnographic practice more generally.

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due remarkably as you include any Theoretical post newsgroups, the GRE is converted into man /5. Ethnographic Film () was one of the first books to provide a comprehensive introduction to this field of visual anthropology, and it quickly became the standard this new edition, Karl G.

Heider thoroughly updates Ethnographic Film to reflect developments in the field over the three decades since its publication, focusing on the. In the first coprehensive introduction to the nature and development of ethnographic film, Peter Loizos reviews fifty of the most important films made between and Going beyond programmatic statements, he analyzes the films themselves, identifying and discussing their contributions to ethnographic documentation/5.

About the Book. American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary is a critical history of American filmmakers crucial to the development of ethnographic film and personal documentary. The Boston and Cambridge area is notable for nurturing these approaches to documentary film via institutions such as the MIT Film Section and the Film Study Center.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Heider, Karl G., Ethnographic film. Austin: University of Texas Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type.

"Ethnographic Film can rightly be considered a film primer for anthropologists." — Choice "This is an interesting and useful book about what it means to be ethnographic and how this might affect ethnographic filmmaking for the : Karl G.

Heider.