A mockumentary film is a movie that purports to document actual events, but actually present fictitious situations. Mockumentaries can fall into several broad movie genres, such as comedy or political satire.
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Introduction to genre. Includes definition and detailed list of major works.
Box Office Mojo
Chart of top-grossing mockumentaries since 1978. Includes release date, number of theaters, receipts.
Five in Focus
Four filmmakers give their list of five favorite mockumentaries. Features director profiles, reviews.
Dissertation by Eric Schockmel. Examines the mockumentary genre as critical discourse. [PDF]
Mockumentary resource for teachers and students. Features definition of the genre, filmography, bibliography and book abstract.
UC Berkeley: Fake and Mock Documentaries
List of mockumentary resources available at university library. Includes books, articles, films and reviews.
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