The Grierson Effect: Tracing Documentary's International Movement (Cultural Histories of Cinema)

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This landmark collection of essays considers the global legacy of John Grierson, the father of British documentary. Featuring the work of leading scholars from around the world, The Grierson Effect explores the impact of Grierson's ideas about documentary and educational film in a wide range of cultural and national contexts – from Russia and Scandinavia, to Latin America, South Africa and New Zealand.

In reconsidering Grierson's international infl uence, this major new study emphasises the material conditions of the production and circulation of documentary cinema, foregrounds core issues in documentary studies, and opens up expanded perspectives on transnational cinema cultures and histories.

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This landmark collection of essays considers the global legacy of John Grierson, the father of British documentary. Exploring the influence of his ideas on documentary and educational film in a wide range of national contexts, this book foregrounds core issues and new perspectives in international documentary cinema cultures and histories.

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Zoë Druick is Associate Professor in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University, Canada. She is author of Projecting Canada and Allan King's A Married Couple, and co-editor of Programming Reality: Perspectives on English-Canadian Television and Cinephemera: Archives, Ephemeral Cinema and New Screen Histories in Canada.

Deane Williams is Associate Professor in Film and Television Studies, Monash University, Australia. He is the author of Australian Post-War Documentary Films, co-author of Michael Winterbottom, co-editor of Australian Film Theory and Criticism, and editor of the journal Studies in Documentary Film.

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