Introduction

Authored by: Phillip Vannini

The Routledge International Handbook of Ethnographic Film and Video

Print publication date:  April  2020
Online publication date:  April  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367185824
eBook ISBN: 9780429196997
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429196997-1

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Abstract

A casually dressed man walks into a mid-sized university auditorium packed with students. Most of the students are seated behind their small desks while others are standing, chatting with their classmates. The man makes his way to the podium in the front of the auditorium. He switches on a projector. The students’ murmur begins to quiet down. The camera cuts to the man’s face. He is preoccupied with his thoughts. Perhaps he is focused on the day’s lesson plan. The close-up reveals he is of European descent, and likely in his early 40s. We hear the distinctive sound of a VHS tape inserted into a VCR.

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