Analysing Works of World Documentary 2

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303ADS2 ZK 1 12S Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Study aims:

Students acquire direct experience with variou lines of documentary film development and also the opportunity for their own interpretation of a selected work.

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Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of faculty-wide lectures in the history of world film and world documentary film.

Course contents

This course continues lectures in the history of world documentary film and in discussion circles focuses on a complete analysis of selected documentary works. The course focuses, primarily, on a glimpse into the development of the creative styles of selected filmmakers ia broad societal-historical and cultural context. Through thorough reading this allows the provision of a more malleable image of the documenary canon. The library of documentary film provides students with independent work with selected films so they may be able to present them to their colleagues including selected examples and prepared topics for discussion. The overal course comprised of instructor introductions to pieces from individual student contributions and group discussions enabling a greater knowledge o iconic documentary pieces.

Topic scope:

Orson Welles 1974 F for Fake (F jako falzifikát)

Artavazd Pelešjan 1975 Vremena goda (Roční období)

Krzysztof Kieślowski 1979 Z punktu widzenia nocnego portiera (Z pohledu nočního hlídače)

Godfrey Reggio 1982 Koyaanisqatsi

Chris Marker 1983 Sans soleil (Bez slunce)

Claude Lanzmann 1985 Shoah (Šoa)

Péter Forgács 1988 Privát Magyarország (Soukromé Maďarsko)

Joris Ivens 1988 Une histoire de vent (Příběh větru)

Errol Morris 1989 The Thin Blue Line (Tenká modrá čára)

Abbas Kiarostami 1990 Close-Up (Detail)

Mohsen Makhmalbaf 1995 Salaam Cinema

Ulrich Seidl 1996 Tierische Liebe (Zvířecí láska)

Jean-Luc Godard 1998 Histoire (s) du Cinèma (Příběh(y) filmu)

Agnès Varda 2000 Les slaneurs et la glaneuse (Všichni možní sběrači a já)

Michael Moore 2002 Bowling for Columbine

Werner Herzog 2005 Grizzly Man

Ari Folman 2008 Vals Im Bashir (Valčík s Bašírem)

Patricio Guzmán 2010 Nostalgia de la luz (Nostalgie po světle)

Joshua Oppenheimer 2012 The Act of Killing (Způsob zabíjení)

Recommended or required reading

Recommended literature:

GAUTIER, Guy. Dokumentární film, jiná kinematografie. 1. vyd. V Praze: Akademie múzických umění, 2004. 507 s. ISBN 80-7331-023-6.

NICHOLS, Bill. Úvod do dokumentárního filmu. 1. vyd. Praha: Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2010. 316 s. ISBN 978-80-7331-181-0.

Documenting the documentary: close readings of documentary film and video [online]. New and expanded edition. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, [2014]. Contemporary approaches to film and media series [cit. 2019-08-28]. ISBN 978-0-8143-3972-5. Dostupné z: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/natl/Doc?id=10836372.

KAHANA, Jonathan, ed. The documentary film reader: history, theory, criticism. New York: Oxford University Press, [2016], ©2016. xviii, 1024 stran. ISBN 978-0-19-973964-6.

AUFDERHEIDE, Patricia. Documentary film: a very short introduction [online]. Oxford: Oxford University Press, ©2007. Very short introductions [cit. 2019-08-28]. Dostupné z: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/natl/Doc?id=10215774.

BARNOUW, Erik. Documenty: A history of the non-fiction film. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. 6, 332 s.

BRUZZI, Stella. New documentary: a critical introduction [online]. London: Routledge, 2000 [cit. 2019-08-28]. Dostupné z: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/natl/Doc?id=10017737.

MAGÁL, Slavomír. Vývoj teórií dokumentárneho filmu. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Vysoká škola múzických umení, Divadelná fakulta, 1990. 96 s. ISBN 80-85182-11-4.

MCLANE, Betsy A. A new history of documentary film. 2nd ed. New York: Continuum, ©2012. xv, 428 s., [8] s. obr. příl. ISBN 978-1-4411-2457-9.

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