- Performative – Acting or demonstrating – creating a deeper understanding.
- poetic – Rhythmic- Emotional- More experimental
- Observational- Natural as if Camera was not there.
- Expository – a Conventional type of documentary- often has a narrator.
- Participatory – Interview involved with the subject
- Reflexive – relationship with the filmmaker and the audience.
- BiggieandTupac by Nick Broomfield is Participatory