Books

Speaking Truth with Films, University of California Press, 2016Truths Cover copyUse Dropdown Menu to view each individual book title, or select from the list below:

Cinema’s Alchemist: The Films of Peter Forgacs (editor, with Michael Renov), 2011

Introduction to Documentary, 2nd Edition, 2010, 3rd edition, 2017

Engaging Cinema: An Introduction to Film Studies, 2010

Ideology and the Image, 1981

Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde (editor),

Representing Reality, 1991

Movies and Methods, Volumes 1 and 2 (editor), 1976/1985

Newsreel: Documentary Filmmaking on the American Left, 1980

Blurred Boundaries, 1994

2014-04-13 11.02.39

This book followed Representing Reality. Instead of an overall conceptual frame for understanding documentary films, it explores more specific issues from embodied vs disembodied knowledge, ethnographic film, the Rodney King videotape and its uses,  reality television and more. Indiana U Press published it.