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A '''documentary''' is an artistic compilation, typically in [[motion picture|film form]], used to convey non-fictitious information for a mix of [[education]]al or [[entertainment]] purposes.  The term "documentary" often implies [[truth]]fulness, but this is sometimes not the case. Moreover, documentaries include elements commonly used in other film genres, such as horror.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.top10hq.com/top-10-disturbing-documentaries/|title=Top 10 Disturbing Documentaries|year=2014|publisher=Top10HQ|accessdate=30 October 2014}}</ref>
 
A '''documentary''' is an artistic compilation, typically in [[motion picture|film form]], used to convey non-fictitious information for a mix of [[education]]al or [[entertainment]] purposes.  The term "documentary" often implies [[truth]]fulness, but this is sometimes not the case. Moreover, documentaries include elements commonly used in other film genres, such as horror.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.top10hq.com/top-10-disturbing-documentaries/|title=Top 10 Disturbing Documentaries|year=2014|publisher=Top10HQ|accessdate=30 October 2014}}</ref>
  
==See Also==
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==List of documentary films==
 
*[[Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed]] is a documentary about the [[liberal]] [[censorship]] of [[intelligent design]]. ''Expelled'' is hosted by [[Ben Stein]].
 
*[[Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed]] is a documentary about the [[liberal]] [[censorship]] of [[intelligent design]]. ''Expelled'' is hosted by [[Ben Stein]].
 
*[[Sicko]], by [[Michael Moore]], a documentary written to impugn the American healthcare system.
 
*[[Sicko]], by [[Michael Moore]], a documentary written to impugn the American healthcare system.
 
*[[Fahrenheit 9/11]], by Michael Moore, a documentary written as an assault to the Bush administration.
 
*[[Fahrenheit 9/11]], by Michael Moore, a documentary written as an assault to the Bush administration.
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==See also==
 
*[[Schlockumentary]], a slang term referring to documentaries based on junk science.
 
*[[Schlockumentary]], a slang term referring to documentaries based on junk science.
 
*[[Mockumentary]], a fictional work in the form of a documentary.
 
*[[Mockumentary]], a fictional work in the form of a documentary.
 
*[[Liberal bias]], as many documentaries have a decidedly liberal slant.
 
*[[Liberal bias]], as many documentaries have a decidedly liberal slant.
  
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==References==
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Revision as of 00:00, 30 October 2014

A documentary is an artistic compilation, typically in film form, used to convey non-fictitious information for a mix of educational or entertainment purposes. The term "documentary" often implies truthfulness, but this is sometimes not the case. Moreover, documentaries include elements commonly used in other film genres, such as horror.[1]

List of documentary films

See also

  • Schlockumentary, a slang term referring to documentaries based on junk science.
  • Mockumentary, a fictional work in the form of a documentary.
  • Liberal bias, as many documentaries have a decidedly liberal slant.

References

  1. Top 10 Disturbing Documentaries. Top10HQ (2014). Retrieved on 30 October 2014.