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WELCOME TO WRITERS’ ROOM 19.10. 2012 / YLE ISO PAJA AUDITORIUM
THE THRILL OF POLITICAL TV DRAMA
9.00 – 9.20
Welcome words Liselott Forsman, moderator of the day.
Exiting Input news told by Jouko Salokorpi, “coordinator of national Input coordinators”.
09.20. – 11.00 MINI INPUT / FICTION / PART 1
Shiver, politicians! PBS fiction is the most effective watchdog of society. To make a real difference your drama should be both objective and brave. All genres are allowed, from drama documentary to thriller and soap. How does one portray politicians in a weekly series – without favoring one part? How can wrongdoings be fictionalized?
Chernobyl – Four Days in April Poland 13’ / 77’00
The Soviet disinformation during the first days of the nuclear catastrophe in Chernobyl (in 1986) is told from a Polish point of view with the means of docu drama. Even though we now know a lot more about the truth, the search for it turns into an exciting suspense story.
The Cardinals Files Chile 15’ / 57’59
During Pinochet’s terror regime in Chile a group of lawyers and social workers find bones humans in a cave. They start their own enguire despite threats of a secret police that kills and tortures opponents of the regime. Even today the broadcasters faced pressure to take this thrilling crime series out of the schedule.
342 Plein Street South Africa 10’ / 24’00
This popular political series is said to be braver than the News and Current Affairs in South Africa. It mixes facts with fiction, real news with human relations. In a fast tempo we follow Miss Dineo and other politicians in the corridors of power, but also facing the poor protesting in the street.
11.00 – 12.00 HOW THE DANES DO IT. SPECIAL GUEST: WRITER ADAM PRICE
Today Borgen (Vallan linnake in Finland) is well known in five continents, but when it all started the plan was to make a strictly domestic drama. How did it happen? Q & A with writer Adam Price about his Borgen journey – from the first hint of an idea to the final drafts of season 3 scripts.
12.30 – 13.15 LUNCH
13.15 – 14.15 “FIKTIOISKU” DISCUSSION / TAIK (Film Academy students)
What does political drama mean to film students and other new talent today? What political messages could be delivered in 1-3 minutes?
14.15 – 15.36 MINI INPUT / FICTION / PART 2
How are 65 years of the Israel/Palestine conflict turned into a convincing miniseries?
Screening of the 1st episode of the British mini series The Promise.
The Promise (4 x 80’) UK 81’18’
Erin, 18 years, is planning to spend a nice holiday in Israel when she finds her sick grandfather’s diary. Through his eyes as a young soldier and hers as a young tourist we experience the Israel/Palestine conflict in a new way. We see both sides from the 40’s ‘til today. This is a complex story about a troubled land, but also about of a girl discovering her grandfather.
15.36 – 16.00 THANKS + ROUNDING IT ALL UP