JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

Speech images:
Standard Operating Procedure

and the staging of interrogation

 

Jonathan Kahana

Jonathan Kahana is Associate Professor of Cinema Studies at New York University, where he is co-director of the graduate certificate program in Culture and Media. He is the author of Intelligence Work: The Politics of American Documentary (Columbia UP, 2008), and of articles on documentary and avant-garde film, cultural theory, and American film and television history in a variety of publications. He is the editor of The Documentary Film Reader, forthcoming from Oxford University Press in 2011. His current research focuses on historical re-enactment in contemporary film, television, and video artJ