documentary film

(redirected from Political documentaries)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Shooting the truth; the rise of American political documentaries.
Political documentaries are popular now as never before yet behind this popularity has been a wealth of effort to bring them to public attention: an effort documented in SHOOTING THE TRUTH: THE RISE OF AMERICAN POLITICAL DOCUMENTARIES.
Moving onto the more overtly political documentaries such as Fenton Bailey's and Randy Barbato's Inside Deep Throat, about the making of the infamous 1970s porn flick, and Marion Lipschutz's and Rose Rosenblatt's The Education of Shelby Knox, about a Texas teen who lobbies for sex education, are entertaining explorations of the culture wars being fought in the U.

Full browser ?