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A boatload of wild Irishmen

Author: Robert Joseph FlahertyMac Dara Ó CurraidhínMac Dara Ó FathartaBrian WinstonMartha FlahertyAll authors
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Icarus Films, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Robert Flaherty's career as "the father of the modern documentary film" and the dispute about his staged scenes. Includes excerpts from his films as well as telling interviews with the people whose parents and grandparents Flaherty put onto the cinema screens of the world: Inuit, Samoans and the 'wild men' of Aran.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Biography
Named Person: Robert Joseph Flaherty; Robert Joseph Flaherty
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Joseph Flaherty; Mac Dara Ó Curraidhín; Mac Dara Ó Fatharta; Brian Winston; Martha Flaherty; George C Stoney; Seán Crosson; Jay Ruby; Icarus Films.; Léirithe le Mac Dara Ó Curraidhín.
OCLC Number: 761338930
Language Note: English, Irish Gaelic and Inuit with English subtitles.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced in 2010.
Credits: Cinematography, Alan Wilson ... [et al.] ; editors, Chris Hainstock and Mikey Flaherty ; music, Steve McGrath.
Performer(s): Narrator, Mac Dara Ó Fatharta ; interviews and contributions from Robert Flaherty, Richard Leacock (cameraman on "Louisiana Story", 1948), Martha Flaherty (Flaherty's Inuit granddaughter), George Stoney (documentary filmmaker and professor at New York University), Seán Crosson (film scholar at the Huston School of Film), Jay Ruby (anthropologist and film scholar at Temple University), Deirdre Ní Chonghaile (musician and folklorist from Árainn).
Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; NTSC, stereo.
Responsibility: Léirithe le Mac Dara Ó Curraidhín presents ; directed by Mac Dara Ó Curraidhín ; written by Brian Winston ; producer, Mac Dara Ó Curraidhín.

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Examines Robert Flaherty's career as "the father of the modern documentary film" and the dispute about his staged scenes. Includes excerpts from his films as well as telling interviews with the people whose parents and grandparents Flaherty put onto the cinema screens of the world: Inuit, Samoans and the 'wild men' of Aran.

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A Boatload of Wild Irishmen

(EMRO user published 2012-05-24 ) Very Good Permalink
Documentary films constantly address or evade questions of ethics and authenticity by their very nature. By tracing the life and work of Robert Flaherty, we, in effect, are exposed to the early history of the development of films that were coined as documentary with Flaherty as their “father.” Using...
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