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BBC2 commissions ‘abrasive art docs’

The Guardian reports that a new series of 'intentionally abrasive art docs' for BBC2 and BBC4 are reminiscent of John Berger's 1970s series Ways of Seeing. The docs, directed by Waldemar Januszczak, Roger Scruton and Matt Collings among others, revolve around beauty and its purpose and were commissioned by BBC2 controller Janice Hadlow.
June 15, 2009

The Guardian reports that a new series of ‘intentionally abrasive art docs’ for BBC2 and BBC4 are reminiscent of John Berger’s 1970s series Ways of Seeing. The docs, directed by Waldemar Januszczak, Roger Scruton and Matt Collings among others, revolve around beauty and its purpose and were commissioned by BBC2 controller Janice Hadlow.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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