Docs

What’s Your Favorite Documentary?

Jerry McIntosh,
October 1, 2005

Jerry McIntosh,
EP for docs, CBC Newsworld

One is Indecently Exposed, is a ‘reality-style’ documentary that challenges racist attitudes towards Native Canadians. Firstly, it is extremely watchable, but it also engages audiences in the spirit of public broadcasting. Indecently Exposed engaged citizens in a controversial anti-racism workshop. Audience participation created an engrossing emotional and psychological drama as viewers and participants experienced what it is like to be a target of discrimination.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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