Center Director Pat Aufderheide's new book, Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction is now available! Hear what others are saying:
"A vivid survey, Aufderheide's book reminds us how crucial content and purpose are to the power and appeal of documentaries. When other films help us escape the world, these films return us to it with clarity and passion. This book lets us see how that is so."
-- Bill Nichols, author of Introduction to Documentary, Professor of Cinema and Director of the Graduate Program, San Francisco State University
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