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Constructing Reality: Exploring Media Issues in Documentary - The Candid Eye?

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Does a documentary film really reflect reality? What difference does the presence of the camera make for those who are under its scrutiny? Should the filmmaker be an uninvolved fly-on-the wall who records life as it happens, or an engaged participant? What ethical issues are involved in the making of a documentary? The four films which raise these issues also represent early and current examples of direct cinema and cinéma vérité.

1993, 109 min 17 s