UC Documentary History

Ethics in Documentary History

Lecturers: Attila Kékesi, Krisztina Meggyes

The filmmaker’s ethics profoundly defines his or her documentary practice. By analysing a selection of sample films the students will learn how to recognise and manage ethical issues.

The course focuses on the screening and class discussion of about 10 documentaries or film excerpts that raise ethical questions.

The analysis of these films and conducted preparatory research will give students additional knowledge about how to build and maintain relationships with film participants, whilst enlarging their awareness of ethical issues they will likely meet in their documentary practice. 

From this learning experience students should be able to understand and manage sensitive situations and ethical problems that frequently emerge in the filmmaking process, and to use the gained knowledge in both their film exercises and their later work.

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CALL FOR APPLICATION

Call for Application to the 2018-2020 (seventh) edition is open.

The application submission is exclusively online. Only documents submitted via the DocNomads website are accepted.

Deadline for application: January 11th 2018.

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WHO CAN APPLY?

DOC NOMADS Erasmus Mundus Masters Course is aimed to students from all over the world with a BA degree in Film Studies, in Arts or in Media Communication studies.

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OFFERED BY THREE UNIVERSITIES

The DOC NOMADS EMMC has three full partners and enjoys the backing of 19 European and non-European associated members.

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