The documentary isthecategoryof video productions, which triestocapture realityon film. But sincethe selectionof thecamerathe cutout in post-productionor the editing of the film is obviouslydonesubjectively, you canno longerspeak ofan objectivity in filmmaking.
Frompurely observationalfilms to(after) staged scenes, anything is possible. TodayevenHollywoodproductions arefilmed indocumentarystyle, so thatthe viewersthe impressionas ifit isa documentary, even though everythingis set.
Check out the website www.glueckspilze-film.ch and see the trailer of the newest documentary from Verena Endtner made by ALOCO.