How Little We Know of Our Neighbours (2005)

How Little We Know of our Neighbours

How Little We Know of our Neighbours

How Little We Know of Our Neighbours is an experimental documentary about Britain's Mass Observation Movement and its relationship to contemporary issues regarding surveillance, public self-disclosure, and privacy.

How Little We Know of Our Neighbours

How Little We Know of Our Neighbours

At its center is a look at the multiple roles cameras have played in public space, starting in the 1880's, when the introduction of the hand-held camera brought photography out of the studio and into the street. For the first time one could be photographed casually in public without knowledge or consent.

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