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Re: Another Condition For Documentary Participation

From: Carol Rainey <csrainey1.nul>
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 16:35:49 -0400
Archived: Tue, 04 Sep 2007 07:49:35 -0400
Subject: Re: Another Condition For Documentary Participation

>From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2007 14:29:15 -0400
>Subject: Re: Another Condition For Documentary Participation

>>From: Carol Rainey <csrainey1.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Sat, 01 Sep 2007 17:40:11 -0400
>>Subject: Re: Another Condition For Documentary Participation


>>And, by the way, I really like limbo lighting, that dark
>>background you hate. It's nothing more than a stylistic
>>indication that a subject should be taken quite seriously.


>_No_ Carol, you are _deeply_ mistaken there! It switches the
>environment from one of relating facts to one of
>'entertainment', kinky, sexy, weirdness. Exactly the _opposite_
>of taking it "seriously"!

>I suggest that because _you_ like it is _not_ a reason to use
>it. Do what's best for bringing the field of ufology into the
>mainstream, and don't indulge your personal liking!

>I'm telling you that I am one person who _hates_ limbo lighting
>when trying to convey facts. Any other Listers with me on that?

Hi, Eleanor,

It's possible that there's a simple misunderstanding of
terminology here. The type of lighting I'm discussing, at least,
is quite benign, _not_inherently "kinky, sexy, weird" as you

Allow me to illustrate my point. Please copy and paste the link
to a film called 'The Miracles of Rosa Mystica (St. Mary)." In
the opening 20 seconds, we zoom out slowly from the face of St.
Mary in a limbo lighting setting, with Ave Maria being sung


If that's weird, sexy, and filled with evil intent to denigrate
the Catholic Church, I'll eat my shoe. (Oh, no, sorry, Werner
Herzog already pulled that stunt).

I think that those of us with considerable production background
who also know this field well are on the same page with you and
others who are outraged by media manipulation of the subject.
Now, we'd really appreciate not continuing to be told what our
personal film aesthetic _must_be_ in order to conform to your
idea of a valid documentary on UFOs.


Carol Rainey

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