documentary film

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Noun1.documentary film - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or eventdocumentary film - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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As a realist at heart and a logician in approach, whose repertoire of TV shows and movies includes an exclusive range of medical and legal dramas, political documentaries and event-inspired productions, I cannot help but roll my eyes at the spontaneous dance sequences and wild histrionics that Bollywood actors and actresses are prone to.
A festival strand called Resistance: British Documentary Film will feature screenings of political documentaries and question-and-answer sessions.
Their topics include a theory of film and politics, politics in the silent movies, anti-communism and conformity during the 1950s, 9/11 and beyond, the rise of political documentaries, and politics in disaster.
Primary'' is widely ranked among the most important political documentaries and in 1990 was entered into the Library of Congress' National Film Registry for historic works.
The motto of this year's Kino mania is "recharging" the audiences, while the festival itself undergoes a "reload" and aims to offer viewers an eclectic mixture of international films - from the newest auteur films to classics like Breakfast at Tiffany's or Clockwork Orange, from children's animated films to environmental and political documentaries.
We see that from his feature films and now in his very political documentaries.
Political documentaries made waves with the likes of Al Gore's eco-cautionary tale "An Inconvenient Truth" or Spike Lee's account of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
Moore brought that same spirit to his filmmaking and, in the process, put political documentaries in the multiplexes for the first time.
First of all, it's not remotely dusty or dry, as some historical or political documentaries can be.
After directing satirical theatrical skits and propaganda films (agitki) for Budenny's cavalrymen on topics such as personal hygiene, out-of-touch bureaucrats, and poor work habits among Soviet workers, Medvedkin moved to newsreels, feature films and, in his last decades, political documentaries.
Shooting the truth; the rise of American political documentaries.

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