Bill Nichols

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Bill Nichols (1942) is an American film critic and theoretician best known for his pioneering work as founder of the contemporary study of documentary film.


  • Newsreel: Documentary Filmmaking on the American Left, New York: Arno Press, 1980.
  • Ideology and the Image: Social Representation in the Cinema and Other Media, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981.
  • Representing Reality: Issues and Concepts in Documentary, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.
    • La representación de la realidad. Cuestiones y conceptos sobre el documental , trans. Josetxo Cerdán and Eduardo Iriarte, Barcelona: Paidos, 1997, IA. (Spanish)
    • Introdução ao Documentário, trans. Mônica Saddy Martins. Sao Paulo: Editora Papirus, 2001; 2005. (Portuguese)
  • Blurred Boundaries: Questions of Meaning in Contemporary Culture, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994.
  • Introduction to Documentary, Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2001, IA; 2nd edition, 2010, IA.
    • Úvod do dokumentárního filmu, Praha: AMU - JSAF, 2010. (Czech)
  • Engaging Cinema: An Introduction to Film Studies, W. W. Norton & Company, 2010.