Documentaries

Free online documentaries are available to watch here. These are full length documentaries by Lee Salter and can be found below. They cover money, prison, the media and the City of London. Each page explains the film and links to the documentary web site and film.

Tommy, the former prisoner from Injustice

Injustice

Lee Salter’s documentary about prison, Injustice, was made in 2017. The film was based on his interactions with people on community service and then prisoners…
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The Fourth Estate shows the workings of the UK media

The Fourth Estate

Straight off the back of the success of Secret City, Lee Salter and Elizabeth Mizon set about making The Fourth Estate. The film began life…
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Documentary about money and economic crisis

Money Puzzles

Straight after Secret City, Chanan and Salter pursued separate projects to take a break from the hectic period of filming and screening. Lee went off…
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Still from Secret City

Secret City

In 2002, Lee Salter joined Maurice Glassman and William Taylor to challenge the City of London’s Ward Elections Bill in the House of Lords. Salter…
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All of the documentaries found here are made in the tradition of Third Cinema and are made with effectively zero budget. The Fourth Estate was made by Lee Salter and Liz Mizon. Secret City and Money Puzzles was made by Salter and Michael Chanan and Injustice was made by Salter on his own.

More documentary and media researc

If you’re also interested in Salter’s media research, it is also all available for free online. You can read his research on documentaries, international journalism, news, discourse analysis, war reporting and much more here.