A documentary of the Mind: Self, Cognition and Imagination in Anders Østergaard's film
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Though the complexity of documentary genres is acknowledged in documentary theory, the fundamental role of narrative, emotion and imagination is often underestimated. This article deals with the fundamental role of these elements in our experience of reality and across the genres of fiction and non-fiction. Based on cognitive theories of emotion and the self, the article argues for a stronger focus on the embodied mind in documentary studies. The Danish documentary filmmaker, Anders Østergaard, has called his films “a documentary of the mind”. His films illustrate the theory of the embodied mind through a creative and narrative strategy, also found in documentaries in general. His films point to the importance of narrative and emotion for the understanding of the making of and reception of documentary.
|Titel||Cognitive Theory and Documentary Film|
|Redaktører||Catalin Brylla, Mette Kramer|
|Publikationsdato||1 aug. 2018|
|Status||Udgivet - 1 aug. 2018|
- Det Humanistiske Fakultet - Dokumentarfilm, kognitionsteori, Anders Østergaard