From Grierson to the docu-soap : breaking the boundaries /
edited by John Izod and Richard Kilborn with Matthew Hibberd.
Luton, Bedfordshire, UK : University of Luton Press, c2000.
vi, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
1860205771 (pbk.)
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Luton, Bedfordshire, UK : University of Luton Press, c2000.
1860205771 (pbk.)
general note
Papers (some revised) first presented at a conference held Jan., 1999 at the University of Stirling.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 1
Grierson's Legacy
Grierson in Canada: The peak of his creative career?p. 11
Stanley Hawes: A 'Grierson man' in Australiap. 23
Crossing the cattle drive: Grierson and Australiap. 35
John Grierson in South Africa: Misunderstanding apartheidp. 47
Poru Ruta: Paul Rotha and the politics of translationp. 59
Germaine Dulac and French documentary film-making in the 1930sp. 71
Grierson and the public relations industry in Britainp. 83
The Changing Culture of British Television
Breaking the boundariesp. 97
Trailing documentariesp. 103
The docu-soap: A critical assessmentp. 111
Keeping track of the locals: Governance, television and the communityp. 121
Fearful and safe: Audience response to British reality programmingp. 131
'You either believe it or you don't: ...': Television documentary and pseudo-sciencep. 145
Access, authorship and voice: The emergence of community programming at the BBCp. 159
Through the eyes of the Video Nationp. 173
Towards defining the digital documentaryp. 185
Disclaimers, denials and direct address: Captioning in docudramap. 197
Making connections: The European Convention on Human Rights, the Independent Television Commission and the documentaryp. 209
Documentary and the public spherep. 221
Notes on contributorsp. 231
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