Centre of Latin American Studies

Cultural Studies Section

Contemporary Documentary Film in Latin America

Bruzzi, Stella. New Documentary: A Critical Introduction (London and New York: Routledge, 2000)

Carroll, Noël. ‘Nonfiction Film and Postmodernist Skepticism’, in David Bordwell and Noël Carroll, eds, Post-Theory: Reconstructing Film Studies (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996), pp. 283-306*

Haddu, Miriam. ‘Whodunnit?: In Search of the Real/Reel (and Imagined) Aro Tolbukhin in Aro Tolbukhin: En la mente del asesino’, in Miriam Haddu and Joanna Page, eds, Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), pp. 163-75*

Kantaris, Geoffrey. ‘Deferencing the Real: Documentary Mediascapes in the Films of Carlos Marcovich (¿Quién diablos es Juliette? and Cuatro labios)’, in Miriam Haddu and Joanna Page, eds, Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), pp. 219-36*

Leu, Lorraine. ‘Spaces of Remembrance and Representation in the City: José Padilha’s Ônibus 174’ in Luso-Brazilian Review, vol. 45 no. 2 (2008), 177-89. Downloadable from http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/luso-brazilian_review/summary/v045/45.2.leu.html

Martin, Deborah. ‘Spectatorship, Performance, Resistance: Carlos Marcovich’s ¿Quién diablos es Juliette?’ in Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, vol. 15 no. 3 (2006), 341-53*

Nichols, Bill. Representing Reality: Issues and Concepts in Documentary (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1991)

Plantinga, Carl. ‘Moving Pictures and the Rhetoric of Nonfiction: Two Approaches’, in David Bordwell and Noël Carroll, eds, Post-Theory: Reconstructing Film Studies (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996), pp. 307-24*

Renov, Michael, ed. Theorizing Documentary (London and New York: Routledge, 1993)

Rocha, João Cezar de Castro. ‘The Dialectic of Marginality: Preliminary Notes on Brazilian Contemporary Culture’, at http://www.brazil.ox.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/9359/Joao20Cezar20Castro20Rocha2062.pdf