Week 9: Doc Ideas

After the brainstorming discussion during class last week, a decision to work on individual projects was made. We all agreed to work on the projects together; however, due to the variety of interests and working styles, we agreed to produced our own projects. I am considering doing a project along the lines of the Seven … Continue reading Week 9: Doc Ideas

The Look of Silence: Week 7

“LaCapra argues that a ‘a neo-positivist understanding of history as a dry and sober matter of fact and analysis and… a suspicion of memory as inherently uncritical and close to myth… positions history in a purely enlightened realm that may divert attention from the continual need… to examine one’s implication in the problems one studies” … Continue reading The Look of Silence: Week 7

McEnteer’s Shooting the Truth

    McEnteer’s book Shooting the Truth focuses on the reasoning behind the sudden upsurge in interest of nonfiction films and the political evolution of American non-fiction films in the past half-century. He attributes this rise in documentary film- especially in America- as a need for people to know the truth. He states that due to concentrated ownership … Continue reading McEnteer’s Shooting the Truth

Mother’s Day

My mom’s gift request for Mother’s Day was simple – pictures. She wanted pictures of her and my father and some with the family. Well, she had actually wanted these pictures for over a year now but the timing never worked out. A few weeks prior she had asked me to set up an appointment … Continue reading Mother’s Day