On Narrative through Self and Time: Diachrony, Episodes and Waking Life

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Merel Groot
09/03/2020

Do humans experience their life as a narrative? Strawton argued that they do not necessarily see their life as a story and that this is not negative. By applying this idea to the seemingly narrative lacking film, Waking Life, this idea is explored.

'Stories We Tell'

About the documemoir: 'Stories We Tell'

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Nataliia Vdovychenko
10/02/2020

Autobiographical documentaries invite their viewers to explore the hidden world of one’s personal journeys. They allow the audience to get a glimpse of the deep and meaningful life stories of the unique personality of the protagonist.

The performative documentary: Paris is burning

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Tatsuya Ishikawa
03/02/2020

This movie is about the ball circuit and the gay people. A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.