Confessions Of A Documentary Filmmaker (Festival of Ideas)

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Award winning documentary filmmaker Randall Wright explores the problem of trying to tell the truth and a good story at the same time.

In an illustrated talk that draws on over thirty years making films, Randall looks critically at documentary with its claims to have a tap root into actuality and asks, with digital manipulation, AI and celebrity domination how much that claim is undermined and how documentarists can still justify their claim to reflect reality.

Randall Wright has made more than 50 television and cinema films made in sub-Saharan Africa, in France and the occupied territories, Summer in the Forest, about a pioneer community of people with intellectual disability and biographical films of major cultural figures such as Maggi Hambling, Picasso, Lucian Freud, Doris Lessing, David Hockney, John Le Carre and recently subject, synth pop star Gary Numan.


Suitable for: 12 years and up

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OR, Saturday – £42 Attend any sessions that take place at Malvern St James Girls School
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Weekend Ticket – £76 Attend any sessions that take place at Malvern St James Girls School on Saturday and Sunday
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Saturday 2 March 2024


Malvern St James Girls School


Malvern St James Girls School

15 Avenue Road


WR14 3BA

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