Memory as Documentary Cinema: A Look at Turkish Documentary Cinema of the Last Decade
Marxism and Film
September , 2010
A Reading of Bilge Olgaç’s Gülüşan
September , 2010
Primary Language tr
Subjects Art
Journal Section Notes

Author: Hasan AKBULUT (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Dates Publication Date : May 15, 2019


This text features short reviews of Turkish documentary cinema in the 2000s. It suggests that documentary cinema should be studied and discussed in the context of concepts such as remembrance, facing the past, memory, national identity, identity politics, political awareness, and new narrative styles. It also points out that an important part of the discussion centers on such questions as if and how documentaries can influence people to fight against injustices perpetrated on nature and humanity.

Memory, Documentary Cinema