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Almost Documentary: A Priest with a Camera in Eastern Indonesia

Academy of Film (August 29, 2013)

CONFERENCE / SYMPOSIUM : Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia (including Hong Kong/Macau) Conference

Almost Documentary: A Priest with a Camera in Eastern Indonesia
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MAJOR SPEAKER : Ray, Sandeep
LENGTH : 27 min.
ACCESS : Open to all
SUMMARY : In the mid1920s Father Simon Buis, a Dutch priest-turned-filmmaker, trained himself in filmmaking in New York and returned to his diocese in Flores, Eastern Indonesia to make movies. His first filming efforts, pioneering hybrids of actuality and conventional "documentary" (in the Griersonian sense), provide us with a unique visual coverage of a vastly understudied region of the former East Indies. This presentation attempts to historically situate these films and probes the value of the material to social scientists.  [Go to the full record in the library's catalogue]

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