AIDC 2010: Why Let Ethics Get in the Way of a Good Story?

Natasha Phillips
Screen Hub
Friday 26 February, 2010
Almost all the truly contentious issues in documentary can be collected around the one phrase: documentary ethics. What happens when a group of documentary filmmakers discuss their private morality in a public space?…….Tom Zubrycki’s reactions are revealing when questioned about the documentary ‘Stolen’ which contains re-enactments in Cronulla and Bondi golf course. He acknowledges the tapes were never buried in the
desert thus making a mockery of one of the central tenets of the so-called ‘drama’ that our intrepid adventurers (sic.) violeta and dan found themselves caught up in…….
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