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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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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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