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Film ID  ACE189
Title  No Explanation is Necessary. The Nationalist community of Northern Ireland. Photographs by Mike Abrahams and Laurie Sparham
Series  Moving Stills
Date  1989
Director  Renny Bartlett
Production Company  Reverie Productions
Synopsis  One of a series of short films on documentary photographers living and working Britain: Laurie Sparham and Mike Abrahams.
Minutes  5 min
Full synopsis  ACE189.2 (00:00:00 - 00:05:05)
Photographs of people and everyday events in Northern Ireland, including shot of crowd in front of a mural with the slogan “For those who believe no explanation is necessary”; troops and police on patrol, funeral, children on beach, people in pub, a wedding, etc. I.D.CARD LAURIE SPARHAM and MIKE ABRAHAMS. To observe history reflected through daily experiences is the challenge of the documentary photographer. Credits.

Full credits  Sound Alan James; Rostrum camera Richard Wodynski; Photographic consultant Jenny Matthews; Graphic design Siân Thomas, Madeleine Hall; Music Danny Thompson; Editor JoAnn Kaplan; Executive producer Rodney Wilson; Produced by Renny Bartlett and Ian McAuley; Directed by Renny Bartlett. Reverie Productions for the Arts Council of Great Britain in association with Channel 4 Television. © ACGB MCMLXXXIX.
Watch segments  ACE189.2 (00:00:00 - 00:05:05)
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