Documentary Films In India: Critical Aesthetics At Work by Aparna SharmaDocumentary Films In India: Critical Aesthetics At Work by Aparna Sharma

Documentary Films In India: Critical Aesthetics At Work

byAparna Sharma

Paperback | January 1, 2015

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This book introduces the diverse practices of three non-canonical practitioners: David MacDougall, Desire Machine Collective and Kumar Shahani. It offers analysis of their documentary methods and aesthetics, exploring how their oeuvres constitute a critical and self-reflexive approach to documentary-making in India.
Aparna Sharma is a documentary practitioner and scholar. Her documentaries take up cultural narratives of Indian communities combining techniques of ethnographic and montage film. She is also interested in collaborating with dance and performance artists to create performance and documentary dialogues. As a scholar she is committed to ...
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Title:Documentary Films In India: Critical Aesthetics At WorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349484156

ISBN - 13:9781349484157

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Table of Contents

List of Figures Preface Acknowledgements Introduction PART I 1. Constructing the Self, Constructing Others 2. New Boys at the Doon School 3. Gandhi's Children PART II 4. An Arrested Eye: Trauma and Becoming in Desire Machine Collective's Documentary Installations 5. Passage 6. Residue PART III 7. A Turn Towards the Classical: The Documentaries of Kumar Shahani 8. The Bamboo Flute Epilogue Bibliography Index