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[ecrea] DOCUMENTARY NOW ! - A Conference on the Contemporary Context and Possibilities for the Documentary Genre

Mon Mar 19 10:03:18 GMT 2007

>A Conference on the Contemporary Context and 
>Possibilities for the Documentary Genre.
>The conference is FREE to attend but you must 
>register before coming. Please email your name 
>to (sue.ramus /at/   to register.
>Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London, Room B35
>Date: Saturday April 14th, 2007
>This conference, sponsored by Brunel University, 
>aims to bring together scholars, 
>scholar/filmmakers, filmmakers and interested 
>members of the public to discuss current trends 
>in documentary practice, from the return of 
>documentary as a theatrical box office 
>phenomenon, to broadcast television and beyond. 
>It will explore questions of industry, 
>audiences, questions of aesthetics, documentary 
>theory, questions of political engagement, 
>documentary's relationship to the mainstream media and other issues.
>Professor Michael Chanan, director of Detroit: 
>Ruin of A City and author of Cuban Cinema.
>BJ Bullert, director of Fishermenâ¬"s Terminal 
>and author of Public Television: Politics and the Battle Over Documentary Film.
>Sam Gregory program manager for Witness, the US 
>video based human rights advocacy organisation set up by Peter Gabriel.
>Ishmahil Blagrove JR from independent 
>documentary production company, RiceNPeas.
>Ken Fero, director of Injustice, the award 
>winning film about the struggles for justice by 
>the families of people who have died in police custody.
>Dr Alisa Lebow, co-filmmaker on Setting the 
>Stage for Justice: the World Tribunal on Iraq 
>and author of a forthcoming book called First Person Jewish
>Rod Stoneman, is the Director of the Huston 
>School of Film & Digital Media at the National 
>University of Ireland, Galway. He was Chief 
>Executive of Bord Scannán na hÃ0ireann / the 
>Irish Film Board until September 2003 and 
>previously a Deputy Commissioning Editor in the 
>Independent Film and Video Department at Channel 4 Television.
>For any other information email: (michael.wayne /at/

Nico Carpentier (Phd)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Free University of Brussels
Centre for Studies on Media and Culture (CeMeSO)
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Katholieke Universiteit Brussel - Catholic University of Brussels
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