Animated Documentary and the Scene of Death: Experiencing Waltz with Bashir

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dc.contributor.author Schlunke, Katrina en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:35:39Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:35:39Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2011004483 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Schlunke Katrina 2011, 'Animated Documentary and the Scene of Death: Experiencing Waltz with Bashir', Duke, vol. 110, no. 4, pp. 949-962. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0038-2876 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19056
dc.description.abstract When brought together in the animated documentary, animation with its tradition of comic storytelling and gothic graphic fiction and the documentary film with its tradition of ?realism? create new possibilities for understanding the relationship between spectatorship and memory. In this form memory and reality are volatile and changeable, yet believable. In the Israeli film Waltz with Bashir (dir. Ari Folman, 2008), the animated form of the bulk of the film is ultimately juxtaposed with television footage and still shots of the massacre within the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps. The film's final sequence of live footage, some of which would have appeared on most of our television screens across the world, makes of those passing seconds a death scene. As a ?death scene? we see again but really for the first time the horror and the miracle of survival. The preceding animation with its intertwining flows of dreams and reality not only interrogates but enacts how memory can be seen. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Duke en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00382876-1382339 en_US
dc.title Animated Documentary and the Scene of Death: Experiencing Waltz with Bashir en_US
dc.parent South Atlantic Quarterly en_US
dc.journal.volume 110 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 949 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 962 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 200500 en_US
dc.personcode 030085 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Literary Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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dc.staffid 030085 en_US


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