The Unreal image

United Kingdom, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “One Pair of Eyes”.
Drawing on his knowledge of the Middle East to illustrate his theme, with part of the film shot in Britain and Greece also, David Holden, journalist and former Times Middle East correspondent, presents the argument that modern communications increase the fragmentation of the world by bombarding the individual with stultifying stereotyped images.

Credits

producer/director

Anthony de Lotbinière

production company

BBC-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:49:48:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29955

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Mass media - Social aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Stereotype (Psychology) in mass media

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Middle East

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Communication

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communication - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mass media - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Middle East - Politics and government

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Imagery (Psychology)

Places → Middle East

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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