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Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

Meet The Lords: A doffed hat to the BBC

PA photo   By Hazel Speed Earlier this week BBC TV broadcast the first episode of ‘Meet the Lords‘, a behind the scenes portrayal within the UK’s House of Lords.

Miles Davis on canvas

By Hazel Speed Like so many people, I was of course familiar with the great Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis.

Quest for Mirroring the Truth

By Gulcin Newby Kennett In her Quarterly article, ‘Mirrors without memories: Truth, History, and the New Documentary’, Linda Williams raises some stimulating arguments regarding documentary filmmaking.

The Ethics of Image-Making

By Gulcin Newby Kennett In the chapter titled ‘The Ethics of Image-Making’; or, “They’re Going to Put Me in the Movies. They’re Going to Make a Big Star Out of Me” from his book ‘Picturing Culture: Explorations of Film and Anthropology‘ (Ruby, 2000), Jay Ruby philosophizes about the ethical issues involved in the “production of […]

A journey through the film ‘Targeting Journalism’

  By Mohammed Al-beshtawi The story of a documentary begins with the idea, “lying on the side of the road,” he said with wide eyes, but the treatment and corners of communion, the detailed later study and research, development of the main axes and framing of the message, right down to the various stages of […]

Colourless Life

  By Khadeeja Sarhadi In this world different colours are spreading. These colours are those who could touch and feel it but beyond our colourful world there is another which is silent and hidden from our eyes.