Key Documentary Terms

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Verisimilitude
The appearence of being true or real
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Actuality
Existing in reality
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Verite
Emphasizing realism and naturalism (truth in french)
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Spectatorship
The act of watching
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Montage
The technique of selecting, editing, and piecing together separate sections of film to form a continuous whole
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Social Revelance
Being relevant to the majority of society
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Poetic Realism
Using metaphors/similies to creatively express aspects of real life
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Direct Cinema
Films which report without summary or opinion, and consequently without bias
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Existing in reality

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Actuality

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Emphasizing realism and naturalism (truth in french)

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The act of watching

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The technique of selecting, editing, and piecing together separate sections of film to form a continuous whole

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