Mon, 15 August 2016
While this show has often staked its interest in the kinds of audiovisual materials we come to praise as art, there are many different types of moving image materials out there. None feels more pertinent to our moment today than the discussions around the introduction of police body-worn cameras alongside the amateur videos that display evidence of police brutality toward members of the African American community. To address these topics is often to approach them from one of politics, but a surrounding series of questions deals with many of the same questions that cinema-minded people might find familiar: what can we learn from analyzing how they were made? What elements are manipulation are present? How will these videos be stored? What access should the public have? What is the emotional affect of viewing them?
5:13-11:16 Establishing Shots — O.J.: Made in America
12:00-1:06:48 Deep Focus — Snowden Becker
Direct download: The_Cinephiliacs_83_-_Snowden_Becker_Police_Body_Cameras_and_Evidentiary_Videos.mp3
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