Ndryshimi mes inspektimeve të "Filmi dokumentar"
ska përmbledhje të redaktimeve
[[Image:BolexH16.jpg|right|thumb|This [[16 mm film|16 mm]] spring-wound [[Bolex]] "H16" Reflex
'''Filmi dokumentar''' constitute a broad category of [[nonfiction]]al [[motion picture]]s intended to [[Wikt:document#Verb|document]] some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record.<ref>[http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/56332 oed.com]</ref> A 'documentary film' was originally shot on [[film stock]] — the only medium available — but now includes [[video]] and [[new media|digital]] productions that can be either [[direct-to-video]], made as a [[television program]] or released for screening in cinemas. "Documentary" has been described as a "filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception" that is continually evolving and is without clear boundaries.<ref>Nichols, Bill. 'Foreword', in Barry Keith Grant and Jeannette Sloniowski (eds.) ''Documenting The Documentary: Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video''. Detroit: [[Wayne State University Press]], 1997</ref>