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Author McLaughlin, Cahal.

Title Recording memories from political conflict : a film-maker's journey / Cahal McLaughlin
Published Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (164 pages) : illustrations
Contents Raising heads above the parapet : research questions, context and methodologies -- Telling our story : the Springhill Massacre -- A prisoner's journey : educational filmmaking -- We never give up : reparations in South Africa -- Inside stories : memories from the Maze and Long Kesh Prison -- Prisons memory archive : multi-narrative story-telling -- Unheard voices : collaboration with wave -- Conclusion
Summary Based on work the author has carried out with survivor groups in South Africa and Northern Ireland, Recording Memories from Political Violence combines written and audiovisual texts to describe and analyze the use of documentary filmmaking in recording experiences of political conflict. A variety of issues relevant to the genre are addressed at length, including the importance of ethics in the collaboration between the filmmaker and the participant and the effect of location on the accounts of participants. McLaughlin draws on the diverse fields of film and cultural studies, as well as nearly
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject McLaughlin, Cahal.
Documentary films -- Political aspects -- Northern Ireland.
Documentary films -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
Documentary films -- Production and direction.
Imprisonment in motion pictures.
Memory -- Political aspects -- Northern Ireland.
Memory -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
Political violence in motion pictures.
Psychic trauma in motion pictures.
Northern Ireland -- In motion pictures.
South Africa -- In motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 184150436X (electronic bk.)
9781841504360 (electronic bk.)