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By Lars Weckbecker

Governing Visions of the Real traces the emergence, improvement, and strategies of Griersonian documentary – named for pioneering Scottish film-maker John Grierson – in New Zealand in the course of the first 1/2 the 20th century. Paying shut recognition to the productions of the nationwide movie Unit within the Nineteen Forties and Nineteen Fifties, Lars Weckbecker lines the moving practices and governmentality of documentary’s ‘visions of the true’ as New Zealand and its inhabitants got here to be expected via NFU movie for an ensemble of political, pedagogic, and propagandistic purposes.

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