Stephens, David: Why does Honest History review movies and TV shows?

Stephens, David

Why does Honest History review movies and TV shows?Honest History, 3 March 2015

The article gives three answers to the question posed, the most important answer being that ‘film and TV portrayals of historical events stumble around the blurred boundaries between history and myth’ so there is scope for historians and others with expertise in the history-myth area to comment upon them.

The article also comments on the significance of Australian War Memorial advertising in association with recent film and television productions. Search the Honest History site under ‘screen’ and ‘film’ for related resources.

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