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2008
Summary:
In 1919, the Soviet filmmaker Dziga Vertov declared a "death sentence" on fictional films. Vertov championed his own unique method of non-fiction filmmaking, called Kino-Eye, which is based on Vertov's ideas regarding truth in cinema. Although he does not write specifically about Vertov or film, the philosopher Nelson Goodman offers a contrasting view of truth in general. By comparing the Kino-Eye method to Goodman's philosophy, we can better understand Vertov's radical ideas and see more clearly how the concept of cinematic truth has changed over time.
Title: A fistful of facts: reconsidering Dziga Vertov's cinematic truth.
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Name(s): Salomone, Peter.
Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Thesis
Issuance: multipart monograph
Date Issued: 2008
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Physical Form: electronic
electronic resource
Extent: iv, 63 leaves.
Language(s): English
Summary: In 1919, the Soviet filmmaker Dziga Vertov declared a "death sentence" on fictional films. Vertov championed his own unique method of non-fiction filmmaking, called Kino-Eye, which is based on Vertov's ideas regarding truth in cinema. Although he does not write specifically about Vertov or film, the philosopher Nelson Goodman offers a contrasting view of truth in general. By comparing the Kino-Eye method to Goodman's philosophy, we can better understand Vertov's radical ideas and see more clearly how the concept of cinematic truth has changed over time.
Identifier: 277699955 (oclc), 77687 (digitool), FADT77687 (IID), fau:1507 (fedora)
Note(s): by Peter Salomone.
Thesis (B.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, Honors College, 2008.
Bibliography: leaves 61-63.
Electronic reproduction. Boca Raton, FL : 2008 Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject(s): Vertov, Dziga, 1896-1954
Documentary films -- Soviet Union -- Sources
Motion pictures -- Philosophy
Film criticism -- 20th century
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