Taking the long view : a study of longitudinal documentary.

By: Kilborn, R. WMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (214 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781847793171; 1847793177Subject(s): Documentary television programs -- History and criticism | Longitudinal methodAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Taking the long view : A study of longitudinal documentary.DDC classification: 791.45 | 791.4572 LOC classification: PN1992.8.D6 K55 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on availability of recordings and online material; Introduction; 1 Reflections on longitudinal documentary: form and function; 2 Short histories; 3 Getting started; 4 Gaining and maintainingmomentum; 4 Gaining and maintainingmomentum; 5 Never-ending stories?; 6 Towards an ending; Concluding remarks; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Taking the Long View is a study of documentary series such as Michael Apted?s world-famous Seven Up films that set out to trace the life-journeys of individuals from their earliest schooldays till they are fully grown adults, often with children of their own. In addition to Seven Up, the book provides extended accounts of the two other best known longitudinal series to have been produced in the last three or four decades: Winifred and Barbara Junge?s The Children of Golzow and Swedish director Rainer Hartleb?s The Children of Jordbrö. Long docs have been an especially popular form of documenta.
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Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on availability of recordings and online material; Introduction; 1 Reflections on longitudinal documentary: form and function; 2 Short histories; 3 Getting started; 4 Gaining and maintainingmomentum; 4 Gaining and maintainingmomentum; 5 Never-ending stories?; 6 Towards an ending; Concluding remarks; Bibliography; Index.

Taking the Long View is a study of documentary series such as Michael Apted?s world-famous Seven Up films that set out to trace the life-journeys of individuals from their earliest schooldays till they are fully grown adults, often with children of their own. In addition to Seven Up, the book provides extended accounts of the two other best known longitudinal series to have been produced in the last three or four decades: Winifred and Barbara Junge?s The Children of Golzow and Swedish director Rainer Hartleb?s The Children of Jordbrö. Long docs have been an especially popular form of documenta.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-197) and index.

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Richard Kilborn is Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the University of Stirling

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