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Descriptor English: Documentaries and Factual Films
Descriptor Spanish: Documentarios Cinematográficos
Descriptor Portuguese: Documentários Cinematográficos
Descriptor French: Documentaires et films factuels
Tree number(s): V02.315
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019499
Scope note: Works consisting of films, videos, and programs which depict actual persons or actual events. They do not include frank historical re-creations and do not attempt to judge the truth of the depiction in a film purporting to be factual or documentary in character. (From Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
Annotation: This heading is used as a Publication Type. For documentaries, motion pictures and films as a subject, index under the main heading MOTION PICTURES. INDEXER: Do not use; CATALOGER: Use for historical material only
History Note: 2008(1997)
DeCS ID: 33236
Unique ID: D019499
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/21
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Documentaries and Factual Films - Preferred
Concept UI M0028988
Scope note Works consisting of films, videos, and programs which depict actual persons or actual events. They do not include frank historical re-creations and do not attempt to judge the truth of the depiction in a film purporting to be factual or documentary in character. (From Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
Preferred term Documentaries and Factual Films



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