"For a Cultural Future," by the late Eric Michaels in TELEVISION: THE
CRITICAL VIEW (Fifth Edition, 1994, Horace Newcomb, ed.) is a fascinating
and thought-proving case study of the making of television in an Australian
Aboriginal community, and it might apply to your project.
At 02:56 PM 2/4/98 -0700, you wrote:
>If you've got a second, could you please suggest any work you
>know of that "deals with" projects in which video (or film)
>technology was introduced or donated or whatever to "at risk"
>communities (not necessarily only in U.S.). Looking for reviews,
>investigations, descriptions, etc. of such projects. For now,
>let's use THROUGH NAVAHO EYES (1972) as a starting point, and
>reach through more recent work, such as AIDS TV.
>Thanks very much in advance. Feel free to prevent listserv
>clutter by sending directly to me, if you'd like (I'm at
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Mary Caudle Beltran
Department of Radio, Television, Film
University of Texas at Austin
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