• Ethics of filmmaker-subject relationships in documentary 

    Khrustaleva, Olga (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    The relationship between filmmaker and subjects is one of the central issues in scholarly research of the documentary genre. It raises many ethical questions - is it possible to document the reality without intervening, ...
  • Making movies that matter: how documentary films persuade viewers' beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors 

    Lonkausky, Melinda Lynn (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This exploratory triangulated study attempts to better explain how two current social issue documentaries, FLOW: For the Love of Water and Food Fight, use persuasion and how viewers react utilizing textual analyses and ...
  • State of play : the gatekeeping of micro-documentaries 

    Michael, Nicholas (Nicholas Thomason) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    The micro-documentary is a digital subgenre emerging from the overlap of longform documentary film, broadcast news, home video, advertising, and photojournalism. Despite technological advancements that have made video ...