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The Colonized Eye

Rethinking the Grierson Legend

by Joyce Nelson

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media studies, cultural policy
list price: $14.95
category: Social Science
published: 1988
publisher: Between the Lines

John Grierson was a British documentary pioneer and founder and the first director of the National Film Board of Canada. Joyce Nelson explores another side of "the master": his commitment to the expansion of multinationals and his imperialist stance towards Canada's filmmaking possibilities.

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Joyce Nelson taught film/media studies at Queen's University in Kingston before becoming a full-time writer. She lives in British Columbia.

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Joyce Nelson

Born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1945, Joyce Nelson now lives in Victoria, B.C. She is a cultural critic as well as a poet and is the author of many books of non-fiction.
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