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Radical History Review (1 May 1987) 1987 (38): 115–125.
Published: 01 May 1987
... Documentary Film Joshua Brown “Historical understanding is like a vision, or rather like an evocation of images.” Johan Huizinga’s insight taps the essence of historical inquiry.’ Our understanding of the past is inextricably bound by images -whether we...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2011) 2011 (110): 155–160.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Laura Lindenfeld Within the last decade there has been a significant outpouring of documentary films seeking to critique and transform the modern, industrial agricultural system. Although they have not attracted audiences comparable to a Hollywood blockbuster, some have received far more attention...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2010) 2010 (106): 109–136.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Camilo D. Trumper This article examines the political role of documentary film in Chile between 1970 and 1973. Based on a careful study of two influential films, Pedro Chaskel and Hector Ríos's Venceremos and Patricio Guzman's The Battle of Chile , the author argues that documentary filmmakers...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2013) 2013 (116): 189–195.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Erik Loomis This piece reviews four recent films — three documentaries and a feature film — that focus on issues of water privatization. Western governments and the World Bank have pressed water privatization on nations in the developing world, often to the detriment of residents. Companies have...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 187–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscienc ( catalystjournal.org ). © 2017 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2017 Liberia scientific expedition Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Harvard documentary film References Grandin Greg . 2009 . Fordlandia: The Rise...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1990) 1990 (46-47): 331–345.
Published: 01 May 1990
... shown. The other television station is a pay-channel owned by a syndicate of the major newspaper groups. M-Net‘s license is dependent on its not screening any South African news, documentary or actuality and although they run a yearly competi- tion for the best South African fiction film, they...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1981) 1981 (25): 47–61.
Published: 01 January 1981
...- diences. With this in mind, the makers of radical public history documentaries have tended to be less formally experimental than other radical filmmakers, focusing primarily on content and apparent- ly assuming that a suitable film style would arise more or less natural- ly from the subject...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1991) 1991 (51): 90–97.
Published: 01 October 1991
... machine to mobilize students in the Free Speech fight. Berkeley is not without some problems, however; there are difficul- ties which I think are embedded in both of these films’ uncritical adoption of what have become conventions in documentary film 94/RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW making...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2002) 2002 (83): 173–174.
Published: 01 May 2002
... approaches to history, whether in high school and college classrooms or in union halls, community centers, museums, and libraries. A compelling documentary or original feature film can still make a profound impres- sion on an audience, no matter how much television or...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1988) 1988 (41): 67–92.
Published: 01 May 1988
... documentary films in 1936, and his Shanghai (1937), sponsored by the Navy, was harsh- ly criticized by the militarists as too sympathetic to the Chinese. The Soldiers at the Front (Tatakau heitai, 1940) further infuriated the military government. Instead of glorifying the Japanese Imperial 74...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2002) 2002 (83): 175–179.
Published: 01 May 2002
...- out Words is a real documentary about the fluctuating identities of a Jewish- German family. Lisa Lewenz, the granddaughter of the film’s main subject, Ella Lewenz, traces her family’s journey of identity from secularized and assimilated Jews...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2005) 2005 (91): 171–181.
Published: 01 January 2005
... absolutely riveting documentary recounting the 2002 attempted coup against the government of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. While we stopped to enthuse about the film and get coffee before the discussion, Yaël told Nalini about her plan to write a review of A Grin without a Cat (GWC), an ambitious...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 165–176.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of publicists and artists. It is important to note that No was never intended as a documentary, nor is it feasible to tell the “whole story” in the length of a feature film. Using informa- tion from personal interviews and unpublished documents, my purpose is to show a more complete picture of...
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Radical History Review (1 December 1984) 1984 (31): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 1984
... created by George Pullman in the late nineteenth century, provide the subject of the two films under review. Apart from a common point of reference, the two documentaries bear little resem- blance and therein lies a revealing story. Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle Is...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 13–34.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Whitney Strub Pat Rocco shot and exhibited the first openly erotic gay films in the United States, beginning in the summer of 1968, near downtown Los Angeles. Yet he has been remembered primarily as a transitional figure, relegated to a marginal position in the narrative of gay history. This...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 192–202.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Chilean documentaries pro- duced during the 1960s and early 1970s. Made with almost no resources, the film addresses urgent social problems but avoids political rhetoric: it is a poem, not a 194  Radical History Review pamphlet. In fact, Mijita needs no commentator like the usual documentary, and...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2014) 2014 (119): 205–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
... documentary covered the majority of the course’s content. The class covered primarily the years of apartheid (1948 – 94). For the bulk of the class periods, I alternated one film every other day, with the other days devoted to student leadership through presentations and discussion. I assigned three...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2012) 2012 (113): 35–54.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the courtroom, the Project has taken pains to intervene in public arenas, publishing a major research report (2011) on its findings, launching a comprehensive website (archivohistoricopn.org), giving interviews to media outlets around the world, inviting student groups and documentary film...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2011) 2011 (109): 137–152.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Amy Chazkel The cartoonist and filmmaker Nina Paley became a vociferous opponent of proprietary control of creative work under U.S. copyright law following her experiences in making her award-winning Sita Sings the Blues (2009), an animated feature film based largely on the ancient Indian epic...
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Radical History Review (1 September 2011) 2011 (111): 155–165.
Published: 01 September 2011
... distanced stance, a variety of documentary films offered alternative and intimate insights (Answering the Call: Ground Zero’s Volunteers, Class of 83, Beyond Belief, Seven Days in September).4 In the years since, the focus has shifted further — to the war in Iraq, the progress of the global war on...