Voyeurs And Visionaries

Francine Stock presents a series on the influence of films on all aspects of our lives.

Episodes

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01Celebrity And Obsession2004040120071125 (BBC7)
20071126 (BBC7)
20081129 (BBC7)
20100614 (BBC7)

The first programme investigates the appeal of celebrity and the effect our obsession with stars can have on our psyche and culture.

We love them, we want to be with them; they belong to us. Francine Stock examines the impact of film stars on our lives.

A look at film stars and their significance in our lives. Presented by Francine Stock.

A look at film stars and their significance in our lives. Presented by Francine Stock, with Terence Stamp and Stephen Frears.

Francine Stock investigates the appeal of film stars and their effect on our lives. With Terence Stamp and Stephen Frears.

. Francine Stock investigates the appeal of film stars and their effect on our lives.

022004040820100615 (BBC7)

Western films and the American Dream - Francine Stock examines the relationship between cinema and politics.

Francine Stock examines the relationship between cinema and politics.

02Film And Politics2004040820041011
20081206 (BBC7)

Francine Stock investigates the relationship between film and politics: how the imagery and rhetoric of the western were used in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq; and how, from Stalin to Schwarzenegger, actors have become politicians and politicians have become actors.

An examination of how the Western movie relates to the American Dream.

Presented by Francine Stock.

02The Wild West20071202 (BBC7)
20071203 (BBC7)

Setting for many a stirring tale of triumph over adversity. But what does it say about the American Dream?

032004041520100616 (BBC7)

Francine Stock investigates why we cry when watching films, as she examines the relationship between cinema and therapy.

. Francine Stock examines the relationship between cinema and therapy.

03Crying2004041520041018
20071209 (BBC7)
20071210 (BBC7)
20081213 (BBC7)

Francine Stock investigates why we cry in films, the relationship between cinema and therapy and why some psychiatrists are diagnosing film clips to patients.

Why we cry in films, the relationship between cinema and therapy and why some psychiatrists are diagnosing film clips.

An exploration of the link between cinema, our emotions and therapy.

04 LAST2004042220100617 (BBC7)

Francine Stock examines the relationship between cinema and voyeurism - and the effects of moving images on the mind.

. Francine Stock examines the relationship between cinema and voyeurism.

04 LASTVoyeurism2004042220041025
20071216 (BBC7)
20071217 (BBC7)
20081220 (BBC7)

The final programme investigates how cinema affects our memory, and the relationship between films and voyeurism.

Cinema.

Is it voyeuristic? Serious film analysis draws to a close with a study of the effect the moving image has on the mind.

Is it voyeuristic? A study of the effect the moving image has on the mind.

Presented by Francine Stock.