docudrama docudrama  /ˌdoʊ kəd ˈræ mə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event

Usage(s):

  1. An accidentally timely docudrama shows how the election of 2000 led to the obsessions of 2008.
  2. Sunday night, on the eve of the fifth 911 anniversary, docudrama was dynamite in North America.
  3. A Mighty Heart is a more straightforward docudrama, following the horrific tick-tock of Mariane's ordeal.

News

  1. Source: There will be no Rivers deal

    The Docudrama has taken a new, and possibly fatal, turn. A league source just told the Herald that negotiations between the Celtics and Clippers over the release of Doc Rivers from his contract have ended. Though there is a slim chance that talks could resume for a third time, both sides appeared to acknowledge today that nothing can be gained.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. The weird gets weirder - Celts postpone Doc/Ainge presser til Monday

    The impending end to Doc Rivers' nine-year run as Celtics coach will have to sweat through at least three more days. The Celtics, after announcing a press conference for Rivers and president of basketball operations Danny Ainge this morning, reversed course two hours later on their Docudrama and delayed the session until Monday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "This is not a conventional shoot," Chiklis said. "It's really shot in a docudrama style - oftentimes, we don't even lay marks (for the actors). It's raw and ugly. We do it fast and furious."
    on May 7, 2007 By: Michael Chiklis Source: Forbes

  2. In a statement Friday, former Vice President Al Gore said, "I am deeply concerned that ABC is considering going forward with their plans to broadcast this so-called docudrama."
    on Sep 9, 2006 By: Al Gore Source: USA Today

  3. "We're not making a documentary," Wainwright said. "We're making a docudrama. At every step of the way, we've put truthfulness at the top of our priorities. But we are forced to condense characters. We have to condense time."
    on May 29, 2009 By: Rupert Wainwright Source: Dallas Morning News

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