The Fourth Estate is one of a number of Third-Cinema-style documentaries made by Dr Lee Salter.
His first film was Secret City, with Michael Chanan, which you can watch below
After The Fourth Estate and as a follow up to Secret City came Money Puzzles, again with Michael Chanan. Money Puzzles was filmed at the height of the crisis that began in 2008.
After Money Puzzles came Lee Salter’s controversial film about prison, Injustice. Injustice gave an account of prison from people on the inside. was of course met with consternation and misrepresentation from authoritarians.
As if to prove the point of The Fourth Estate, Injustice was of course met with consternation and misrepresentation in the media and from authoritarians.
You can view it and make up your own mind what it’s about below.
The most recent film, People and Dancefloors, moved to look at narratives of drug users by drug users themselves.