Mirrors without Memories: Truth, History, and the New Documentary

  title={Mirrors without Memories: Truth, History, and the New Documentary},
  author={Linda Williams},
  journal={Film Quarterly},
On the Outside: film-making as story-telling through introspective re-enactment, and the significance of anonymity in the spoken word
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Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism
expressionism in painting, existentialism in philosophy, the final forms of representation in the novel, the films of the great auteurs, or the modernist school of poetry (as institutionalized andExpand
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There is no such thing as documentary-whether the term designates a category of material, a genre, an approach, or a set of techniques. This assertion-as old and as fundamental as the antagonismExpand
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Optioning Time: Writing The Thin Blue Line
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From Hitler to Heimat: The Return of History as Film
Part 1 Images of history - postwar German films and the Third Reich: the politics of representation the flight from memory the return of the repressed. Part 2 Germany as myth - Hans JurgenExpand