New Frontiers in American Documentary Film

Nicole Jan Huffman
Despite economic hardships, there was a tremendous impulse in the Depression Era to document actual events and people. One of the new genres of "documentary expression" that emerged during these years was documentary film. Using the camera, artists could capture a worker's revolt, a farmer and his family trying to survive on the overworked land, fighting in the Spanish Civil War, and the impact of the machine on man and the land. No other apparatus...
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