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Hollow — an Interactive Documentary

Hollow — an Interactive Documentary | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
Explore the rural communities of McDowell County, West Virginia through Hollow, an interactive documentary featuring the stories of over 30 residents who live there.
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Beware The New Doc Vague | Doc Soup | POV Blog | PBS

Beware The New Doc Vague | Doc Soup | POV Blog | PBS | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
Doc Soup Man labels "The New Doc Vague" to a recent movement of documentary films that heavily rely on impressionistic representations of life.
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danube treasure

danube treasure | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
This is a experimental-documentary film about waste in Danube river. The main tool in the film is the natural light which change the visual appearance of the waste…
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Beautiful garbage - exquisite light, detail and shifting focus to reveal more that is expected from river waste.

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Remembering Herz Frank

Remembering Herz Frank | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
Herz Frank (1926-2013), a Latvian/Israeli documentary film-maker and founding member of the Riga School of Poetic Documentary Cinema, died earlier this week at the age of 87. Among his many films i...
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Masterful Fishing Doc 'Leviathan' Presents a Fresh Take on the Nature Documentary Form

Masterful Fishing Doc 'Leviathan' Presents a Fresh Take on the Nature Documentary Form | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
There are moments in "Leviathan" so breathtaking that it's easy to forget they're also familiar. The movie could take place on another planet; instead, it peers at this one from a jarring and entirely fresh point of view.
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Hoping to organise a screening of this at UTS in the near future.

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The Work of Jonathan Harris

The Work of Jonathan Harris | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
The work of American artist Jonathan Harris. Born August 27, 1979, in Shelburne, Vermont.
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PRECARIOUS 2011

PLUS+MINUS productions is the film and video production company of the Australian artist Merilyn Fairskye
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Map Your Memories

Map Your Memories | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
Maps are more about their makers than the places they describe. Map who you are. Map where you are....
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Gallery of Lost Art | Tate

The Tate Gallery of Lost Art is an online exhibition that tells the stories of artworks that have disappeared.
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Quite poetic concept behind this in that this exhibition will itself disappear (be lost) after a certain amount of time.  Timer at the bottom of the page says "Lost in -- 200 Days, 0 hrs & 30 mins" at the time of posting.

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New Profile: Bear 71 Co-Creator Jeremy Mendes

New Profile: Bear 71 Co-Creator Jeremy Mendes | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
New Profile: Bear 71 Co-Creator Jeremy Mendes
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Open Documentary Lab at MIT | MIT’s Open Documentary Lab brings technologists, storytellers, and scholars together to advance the new arts of documentary.

Open Documentary Lab at MIT | MIT’s Open Documentary Lab brings technologists, storytellers, and scholars together to advance the new arts of documentary. | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
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Midday Traffic Time Collapsed and Reorganized by Color: San Diego Study #3

I’m very humbled that the VICE Creator's Project has covered this series with a new video: http://youtu.be/iioPicXsAFg The source footage for this video is a…
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Visualising patterns through After Effects compositing. Data vis approach to reworking (ostensibly) observational documentary footage.

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NonfictioNow Conference 2012 | nonfictionLab

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Video and audio recordings of conference sessions

"In November Melbourne welcomed one of the world's most significant gatherings of writers, journalists, filmmakers and other nonfiction practitioners when RMIT University, and the nonfictionLab hosted NonfictioNow 2012 (21-24 November.)"

Ross Gibson panelist in three sessions

 

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Senses of Cinema – Angela Dalle Vacche (ed), Film, Art, New Media: Museum without Walls?

Senses of Cinema – Angela Dalle Vacche (ed), Film, Art, New Media: Museum without Walls? | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
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Mood Collection

Mood Collection | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
Mood collection réunis 4 courts métrages réalisés par Paul Mignot. Mood collection is a collection of 4 films realized by Paul Mignot
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Watch: First Trailer for Michel Gondry's Noam Chomsky Documentary

Watch: First Trailer for Michel Gondry's Noam Chomsky Documentary | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
If the first French trailer for Mood Indigo is any indicator, we're going to get something truly unique and mesmerizing from director Michel Gondry this
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NOWNESS.com presents: Reindeer Wrangling

http://www.nowness.com/day/2011/12/23/reindeer-wrangling Director Eva Weber braves the Arctic to capture the majesty of Santa's sleigh pullers. Click the lin...
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Night time reindeer wrangling, swirling circle of antlers, the groan of snow underfoot, the silver tinkling as it falls.

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Introduction to Humphrey Jennings: The Films

An extensive library of film theory
relating to the first 100 years of British Film.
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Lev Manovich: Soft Cinema

Lev Manovich: Soft Cinema | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
Soft Cinema is an art production devised by Lev Manovich. Soft Cinema is comprised of a large media database and custom software. The software edits movies in real time by chossing elements from the database according to a system of rules.
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Is The End, etc… a new beginning?

Is The End, etc… a new beginning? | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
Yesterday France Television launched “The End, etc…“, a new web-native experiment by French film director Laetitia Masson. This is what I would call an interactive hybrid: intervi...
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dust and boredom

dust and boredom | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
[he] claims always to have disliked the term 'documentary', saying that it 'smelled of dust and boredom'
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Pointed out by Jeni Thornley.  An interesting round up of what one persons means by the concept of poetic documentary

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Sandy Storyline

Sandy Storyline | Poetic approaches to documentary | Scoop.it
Sandy Storyline is a participatory documentary about Hurricane Sandy and efforts to recover and rebuild our neighborhoods.
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An example of the cowbird model commissioned and curated around the theme of experiences of Hurricane Sandy.  This themed approach provides a better insight to what the possibilities of these first person fragments are.

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Elpidio del Campo Cañizares's curator insight, January 31, 2015 8:21 AM

A great example of Participatory Documentary