In the telling, professional filmmaker Jon Wilkman draws on his own experience, as well as the stories of inventors, adventurers, journalists, entrepreneurs, artists, and activists who framed and filtered the world to inform, persuade, awe, ...
Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
“A towering achievement, and a volume I know I'll be consulting on a regular basis.”-Leonard Maltin "Authoritative, accessible, and elegantly written, Screening Reality is the history of American documentary film we have been waiting for." --Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times film critic From Edison to IMAX, Ken Burns to virtual environments, the first comprehensive history of American documentary film and the remarkable men and women who changed the way we view the world. Amidst claims of a new “post-truth” era, documentary filmmaking has experienced a golden age. Today, more documentaries are made and widely viewed than ever before, illuminating our increasingly fraught relationship with what's true in politics and culture. For most of our history, Americans have depended on motion pictures to bring the realities of the world into view. And yet the richly complex, ever-evolving relationship between nonfiction movies and American history is virtually unexplored. Screening Reality is a widescreen view of how American “truth” has been discovered, defined, projected, televised, and streamed during more than one hundred years of dramatic change, through World Wars I and II, the dawn of mass media, the social and political turmoil of the sixties and seventies, and the communications revolution that led to a twenty-first century of empowered yet divided Americans. In the telling, professional filmmaker Jon Wilkman draws on his own experience, as well as the stories of inventors, adventurers, journalists, entrepreneurs, artists, and activists who framed and filtered the world to inform, persuade, awe, and entertain. Interweaving American and motion picture history, and an inquiry into the nature of truth on screen, Screening Reality is essential and fascinating reading for anyone looking to expand an understanding of the American experience and today's truth-challenged times.
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Author: Steve Wharton
Publisher: Peter Lang
Category: Performing Arts
Between 1940 and 1944 in German-occupied France, the previously disregarded documentary or film de complément took on a new and more prominent role for cinema audiences. Film programmes were obliged for the first time to show documentaries as well as the main feature. Vichy Government support and encouragement made documentary a vehicle for the palatable promotion of policy whilst ostensibly appearing neutral and didactic. Key to this task was the fostering of a climate in which documentary film could be appreciated in its own right, and so it was that special series of high quality documentaries were screened first in Paris and then across France. In 1943 a Government-sponsored Documentary Film Congress acknowledged that these screenings were « au service de la France et du Maréchal ». This book relates the films to their historical context with reference to other propaganda materials of the period, to indicate how this might have been achieved.
This book relates the films to their historical context with reference to other propaganda materials of the period, to indicate how this might have been achieved."
Author: Steve Wharton
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
Category: Performing Arts
Between 1940 and 1944 in German-occupied France, the previously disregarded documentary or film de complement took on a new and more prominent role for cinema audiences. Film programmes were obliged for the first time to show documentaries as well as the main feature. Vichy Government support and encouragement made documentary a vehicle for the palatable promotion of policy whilst ostensibly appearing neutral and didactic. Key to this task was the fostering of a climate in which documentary film could be appreciated in its own right, and so it was that special series of high quality documentaries were screened first in Paris and then across France. In 1943 a Government-sponsored Documentary Film Congress acknowledged that these screenings were « au service de la France et du Marechal. This book relates the films to their historical context with reference to other propaganda materials of the period, to indicate how this might have been achieved.
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their screening processes who can most rapidly agree on the steps required
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the filtering and the screening would be removed and we would confront reality ...
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as has probably never occurred before in history . But ulti - mately it ensures
helplessness . The days of beautiful wealth are numbered . Ordinary adolescents
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high level of technical sophistication, mirrors the early days of drug discovery ... If
executed properly, the era of large-scale virtual screening will become a reality.
Author: Hans-Joachim Böhm
Recent progress in high-throughput screening, combinatorial chemistry and molecular biology has radically changed the approach to drug discovery in the pharmaceutical industry. New challenges in synthesis result in new analytical methods. At present, typically 100,000 to one million molecules have to be tested within a short period and, therefore, highly effective screening methods are necessary for today's researchers - preparing and characterizing one compound after another belongs to the past. Intelligent, computer-based search agents are needed and "virtual screening" provides solutions to many problems. Such screening comprises innovative computational techniques designed to turn raw data into valuable chemical information and to assist in extracting the relevant molecular features. This handbook is unique in bringing together the various efforts in the field of virtual screening to provide the necessary methodological framework for more effective research. Leading experts give a thorough introduction to the state of the art along with a critical assessment of both successful applications and drawbacks. The information collated here will be indispensable for experienced scientists, as well as novices, working in medicinal chemistry and related disciplines.
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kisses before the post- screening reality-calamity set in. Even if her date was Ivy
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Author: Randi Reisfeld
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Now that Jacey Chandliss is a bona fide Hollywood actress with two movies under her belt, it’s time for her to return full circle to the very show that launched her career—Generation Next. This time around she’s a judge, not a contestant—and she’s about to find out that being in the judge’s hot seat can be even more nerve-racking than being in the spotlight. Contestant Toby Adams manages to win the hearts of millions of viewers, but has he also managed to win his way into Jacey’s heart? What does that mean for her budding relationship with Hollywood bad boy Matt Canseco? The tabloids are already starting to raise questions—that is, when they’re not having a field day with the huge failure of Galaxy, Jacey’s first big studio flick. When everything starts to spin out of control for Hollywood’s newest It Girl, she'll need her hometown friends—Dash, Desi, and Ivy—more than ever.
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