Miscellaneous

the documentary handbook

the documentary handbook

I’ve just started reading The Documentary Handbook by Peter Lee Wright. The introduction starts with the following quote from Salman Rushdie:
If you want to tell the untold stories, if you want to give voice to the voiceless, you’ve got to find a language. Which goes for film as well as prose, for documentary as well [...]


MOVIE TIP: Vantage Point

Saw an interesting movie last week, Vantage Point. Now whilst the movie is a Hollywood action thriller with all the usual bells and whistles, the plot adresses a number of quite interesting and (for a mainstream movie) unusual issues.
Here’s the first paragraph of the production synopsis:
“In Columbia Pictures’ action-packed thriller Vantage Point, eight strangers with [...]