Say What Happened: A story of documentaries by Nick Fraser

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March 2020, no. 419
Belinda Smaill reviews 'Say What Happened: A story of documentaries' by Nick Fraser

Say What Happened: A story of documentaries

by Nick Fraser

Faber & Faber, $45 pb, 400 pp

Say What Happened: A story of documentaries by Nick Fraser

Reviewed by
March 2020, no. 419

Feature-length documentary film has seldom been as commercially successful as fictional drama at the box office. Nevertheless, Nick Fraser tells us that it is now ‘common to hear documentary film described as the new rock ‘n’ roll’. It is exactly this energy, influence, and popular appeal of documentary that Fraser wants to tap into with this book. He seeks to further enliven the documentary aficionado’s appreciation of the genre and to expand their knowledge of titles and filmmakers.

Belinda Smaill reviews 'Say What Happened: A story of documentaries' by Nick Fraser

Say What Happened: A story of documentaries

by Nick Fraser

Faber & Faber, $45 pb, 400 pp

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