Furtado, Gustavo Procopio. Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present. Oxford UP, 2019

Andrew C. Rajca

Abstract


In Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present, film and media studies scholar Gustavo Procopio Furtado makes an impressive contribution to the study of documentary films in Brazil. Consisting of three interrelated sections with two chapters each, the book engages with the concepts of documentary and archive from a variety of perspectives—combining socio-political and theoretical discussion with close analysis of a well-chosen selection of contemporary documentaries.

Keywords


Remediation; ethnography; film, Brazil

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21471/jls.v4i1.312

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