sinecine ISSN: 1309-5838

On The Literature of Documentary Film in Turkey: From Film as Document to Documentary Film


This study first examines the different uses of the “documentary film” concept in Turkey. Concepts and definitions are important because they emphasize form, aesthetics, narrative, style and creation, and in doing so, they also present our perspectives on the subject. Today, in parallel with the publishing of film books in Turkey, the number of publications of original and translated works on documentary film has also increased. This study examines the books written on documentary film and published in Turkey by classifying them in themselves