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Volume 21, Issue 2

Documentary practice in the Asia-Pacific
October, 2015

Cover photo: Still image of Tame Iti by Jos Wheeler for Kim Webby’s 2015 documentary The Price of Peace.

PJR 21(2) Cover

October, 2015

ISSN: 1023-9499

In this issue…

In New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region, particularly, there is a clear and present need for the practice of documentary in the tradition of civic activism. The following articles in this themed section explore the aesthetic and cultural dynamics of capturing popular struggles and how documentary makers respond in the field to rethink how to represent objectively new struggles and new contexts of real life. - Extract from Professor Barry King's editorial.

Review: Celebrated French Rainbow Warrior investigation echoes Watergate


1. A complicated post-documentary era
Barry King