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By Scott MacDonald

MacDonald explores the cinematic territory among the conventional different types of "documentary" and "avant-garde" movie, via candid, in-depth conversations with filmmakers whose paintings has challenged those different types. prepared in an ingenious chronology and written to be obtainable to any film-interested reader, the interviews in Avant-Doc chart part a century of considering by way of artistic filmmakers akin to Robert Gardner, Ed Pincus, Alfred Guzzetti, Ross McElwee, Leonard Retel Helmrich, Michael Glawogger, Susana de Sousa Dias, Jonathan Caouette, Pawel Wojtasik, and Todd Haynes. contemporary breakthroughs through Amie Siegel, Jane Gillooly, Jennifer Proctor, Betzy Bromberg, and Godfrey Reggio are mentioned; and significant recognition is paid to Harvard's cutting edge Sensory Ethnography Lab, manufacturer of Sweetgrass, Leviathan, and Manakamana. a unprecedented interview with pioneering pupil Annette Michelson starts Avant-Doc's meta-conversation.

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