Documentary Ethics pages 151-163.Not directly related to the text per se, but Nichols does mention the MPAA, and the idea of locating ethics in film-making. What is a film-makers duty to their audience?
This film explores and exposes the Movie Rating system:
https://documentarylovers.com/film/film-is-not-yet-rated/ (Links to an external site.)
It is in two parts, part two should start when part 1 ends.
1-Should Documentary Film Makers be rated based on the truthfulness of their film? If so Why?
2-Also, what part of the the film caught your attention the most?Look up one of the film makers/directors mentioned in the film and write a short biography of them and their films (1.5-2 pages) focus on controversies about any of their films. The Wikipedia entry for the film lists everyone interviewed, but don’t rely just on Wikipedia and don’t cut and paste biographic information…put it in your own words. Other sources that might mention controversies include IMD, biography.com Newspaper or Article searches online or from the library, etc.