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Viewfinder 96

DocHdl1OnPTRSERVERtmpTargetViewfinder 96 was published in October 2014.

Contents of this issue:

COPYRIGHT … OR LEFT?
The latest changes in UK copyright legislation could have far-reaching consequences for education. Jason Miles-Campbell, Jisc Legal, considers the implications.

THE ANTI-APARTHEID ARCHIVES
The multimedia archives of the Anti-Apartheid Movement are now available online. Christabel Gurney, AAM Archives Committee, provides a tour of this new resource.

EARTH IN VISION
This AHRC funded project runs until September 2016. Joe Smith, Kim Hammond and George Revill provide a glimpse of the big picture from digital broadcast archives.

THE PAPERLESS DEPARTMENT
Anna Levick, Head of Media,New College,Pontefract, explains how the employment of Audio Visual technology to construct student essays and teacher feedback has helped them embrace a digital pedagogy.

BIBLE CINEMA … IN THE BEGINNING
Both the Old and the New Testament continue to be rich sources of inspiration for the cinema. Dr Miles Booy considers a new history of some of the progenitors of the genre.

WOMEN’S MEDIA HISTORIES
Dr Melanie Bell profiles a new project exploring women’s contribution to the British film and tv industries between 1933 and 1989.

REVIEWS

  • Professor Chris Berry: Revolutionary Cycles in Chinese Cinema by Zhuoyi Wang
  • Professor Robert Gordon: Film Sound in Italian Cinema by Antonella Sisto
  • Arne Saeys: European Cinema in Motion edited by Berghahn & Sternberg
  • Dr Michael Piggott: ALAIN ROBBE-GRILLET: SIX FILMS (DVD)
  • MonikaMetykova:THE ARMSTRONG LIE (DVD)

Front Cover:
Connie Willis (seated, left) working as continuity ‘girl’on the set of the Alfred Hitchcock production, THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH (1956), co-starring Doris Day (standing, right). (Image: Photo courtesy of The Cinema Museum)