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Tuesday, July 06, 2004

A DEFINING MOMENT IN CINEMA 

doc·u·men·ta·ry adj.
Consisting of, concerning, or based on documents. Presenting facts objectively without editorializing or inserting fictional matter, as in a book or film.

n. pl. doc·u·men·ta·ries
A work, such as a film or television program, presenting political, social, or historical subject matter in a factual and informative manner and often consisting of actual news films or interviews accompanied by narration.

From The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.


As for "Farenheit 9/11", praise it or damn it, just don't call it a documentary.

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