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Far Side, The

Synopsis
Marks the 30th anniversary of HORIZON, which was launched 12 days after the creation of BBC2 and is its longest running series. This film is a record of those years, relating how technology transformed our world and how we reacted to it. Behind the 700 hours of programming lies a story of the prejudices, politics and preoccupations of our technologically oriented times.
Series
Horizon, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 48 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 23 May 94.
Subjects
Technology
Keywords
public understanding of science; television documentary films

Credits

Producer
David Malone
Contributor
Jana Bennett; Malcolm Clark

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Address
Now part of BBC Learning
Notes
This company is no longer trading under this name and currently does not have a web presence. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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