In Brink of Reality, Peter Steven examines the convergence of video-art and social-issue documentary, from the 1940s to the present. No other book has explored contemporary Canadian documentary so thoroughly, or provided as broad a view of the state of the art in the 1990s.
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About the Author
Peter Steven is the author of Jump Cut and The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media. He lives in Toronto.
Peter Steven teaches film studies at the Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Ontario. He is the editor of Freedom to Read magazine and an associate editor of Jump Cut magazine. He holds a PhD in Radio/TV/Film, Northwestern University, Chicago, and lives in Toronto.
Table of Contents
Preface & Acknowledgments
PART ONE 1. The Look, Sound, and Feel of the New Documentary 2. The Changing Face of Documentary 1960-1980 3. Producing in the Canadian Context 4. The Elements of Documentary Distribution 5. Audiences: The Ideal and the Real
PART TWO 6. Interviews With Film and Video Producers
Maurice Bulbulian Sara Diamond Judith Doyle Richard Fung John Greyson Zach Kunuk Brenda Longellow Alanis Obomsawin Yvan Patry and Danièle Lacourse Claire Prieto and Roger McTair Laura Sky John Walker7. Anatomy of the New Documentary: A Canadian Avant-Garde
The Producers’ Videos and Films
Finding the Films and Tapes: Producers and Distributors
Index of Film and Video Titles