Governing Visions of the Real: The National Film Unit and Griersonian Documentary Film in Aotearoa/New Zealand (Hardback)Lars Weckbecker (author)
Hardback 200 Pages / Published: 20/11/2015
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"Governing Visions of the Real" traces the emergence, development, and techniques of Griersonian documentary named for pioneering Scottish filmmaker John Grierson in New Zealand throughout the first half of the twentieth century. Paying close attention to the productions of the National Film Unit in the 1940s and 50s, Lars Weckbecker follows the shifting practices and governmentality of documentary s visions of the real as New Zealand and its population particularly workers and its indigenous population came to be envisioned through NFU film for an ensemble of political, pedagogic, and propagandistic purposes."
Publisher: Intellect Books
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 231 x 170 x 18 mm
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