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- F Is For Phony: Fake Documentary And Truth’S Undoing
- Published by: University of Minnesota Press
- Series: Visible Evidence
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Defining the borderline between fact and fiction, the contributors reveal what fake documentaries imply and usually make explicit: that many documentaries lie to tell the truth, and that the truth is relative.
Contributors: Steve Anderson, Catherine L. Benamou, Mitchell W. Block, Luis Buñuel, Marlon Fuentes, Craig Hight, Charlie Keil, Alisa Lebow, Eve Oishi, Robert F. Reid-Pharr, Gregorio C. Rocha, Jane Roscoe, Catherine Russell, Elisabeth Subrin.
Alexandra Juhasz is professor of media studies at Pitzer College. She is author of Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Film and Video (Minnesota, 2001).
Jesse Lerner is associate professor of media studies at Pitzer College.
Table of Contents
- Part I. History as Bunk
- pp. 37-38
- Part II. Double-Cross Cultural Filmmaking
- pp. 89-90
- Part III. Deception
- pp. 141-142
- 12 The Truth about No Lies (If You Can Believe It)
- pp. 187-195
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- Part IV. Conclusions
- pp. 221-222