Framing the Nation

Framing the Nation

Documentary Film in Interwar France

eBook - 2010
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Framing the Nation: Documentary Film in Interwar France argues that, between World Wars I and II, documentary film made a substantial contribution to the rewriting of the French national narrative to include rural France and the colonies. The book mines a significant body of virtually unknown films and manuscripts for their insight into revisions of French national identity in the aftermath of the Great War. From 1918 onwards, government institutions sought to advance social programs they believed were crucial to national regeneration. They turned to documentary film, a new form of mass commun.
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2010
ISBN: 9781441169860
1441169865
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xiii, 223 pages) : illustrations

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