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Dr Colin Howley has article published on The Allrounder

“SLAYING THE BADGER” AND THE ART OF THE SPORTS DOCUMENTARY

ESPN’s 30 for 30 series has brought a surge of creative energy into sports documentaries. A scholar of this genre of documentary film looks at British filmmaker John Dower’s contribution to the series, Slaying the Badger (2014), as an example of what the sports documentary can accomplish – a film that presents an intimate portrait of friends and rivals as well as the broader picture of a sporting event at a historical crossroads.

Link: http://theallrounder.co/2015/12/09/slaying-the-badger-and-the-art-of-the-sports-documentary/