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America’s Native Prisoners of War: photographic documentary

https://embed-ssl.ted.com/talks/aaron_huey.html Since becoming interested in the plight of Aboriginal Australians forced into reservations in a country they once owned, I have frequently drawn comparisons with the Native Americans in the US. Drawing ethnographic comparisons between nations, although their histories may have developed in different places and on different timescales, helps us see where we went … Continue reading

Poison and Antidote: Looking into Violence in Colombia. Exploring the mini-doc genre

It is a given that ethnographic film is a genre which tells stories about community, society and people. Through doing this, societal issues may come to be addressed, and in this blog I have previously looked at films which address issues of racism, alcoholism and poverty among others. However, I do not believe that it … Continue reading