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Barry Barclay: The Camera on the Shore Film (Full Length) – 2009 Documentary Arts/Culture Māori

Barry Barclay: The Camera on the Shore

Film (Full Length) – 2009 Documentary Arts/Culture Māori

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The Camera on the Shore is a feature-length portrait of a man who argued eloquently for the rights of indigenous people to control the camera. Based on extensive interviews with Barry Barclay and those who knew him — and footage from his work — it traces the path of one of the first people to bring a Māori perspective to the screen. The documentary ranges from Barclay's early years in a monastery to speeches at his tangi, touching en route on landmark TV series Tangata Whenua, battling corporations on doco The Neglected Miracle, and behind the scenes conflict on Te Rua.

Key Cast & Crew

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Barry Barclay

Subject

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Graeme Tuckett

Director, Subject

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Anne Keating

Producer

You're having yourself on if you think the camera's neutral. And you need in a way, I believe, to look at who you are making the film for, and exactly what kind of truth you're telling.
– Barry Barclay

Produced by

Anne Keating Agency

Source

Graeme Tuckett

Availability

Available to buy from The Film Shop and Aro Video Online

Acknowledgements

For Barry's children: Matt, Claire and Belynda

With thanks to Barry's siblings: Alan, Peter and Pauline 

 

Music

Featuring music originally appearing in:

The Feathers of Peace and The Kaipara Affair - composed by Stephen McCurdy

All That We Need - composed by Simon Morris and Tamburlaine

Song 'Whanau Mai' composed by Doctor Godrey Pohatu, performed by Toroa Pohatu