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Post-1990 Documentary: Reconfiguring Independence

Camille Deprez and Judith Pernin


This book presents in-depth case studies focusing on the major aspects of post-1990 documentary practices and styles. The book questions the meanings of ‘independence’ for documentaries made in the post-1990 context, a period of unrivalled disruption and creativity in the field. Written from a wide range of academic perspectives, the book sheds new light on historical, theoretical, and empirical issues pertaining to the independent documentary, in order to better comprehend the radical transformations of the form over the past twenty years. The book focuses on works and practitioners existing ... More

Keywords: post-1990 documentary, documentary practices, documentaries, independent documentary, film industry, documentary maker

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780748694136
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694136.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Camille Deprez, editor
Hong Kong Baptist University

Judith Pernin, editor
French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC)

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Camille Deprez and Judith Pernin

Part I History and Spaces of Resistance

Part II The Personal Experience

Part III Displacement, Participation and Spectatorship


Camille Deprez and Judith Pernin