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Author Amad, Paula.

Title Counter-archive : film, the everyday, and Albert Kahn's Archives de la Planète / Paula Amad
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.433 Kahn Ama/Caf  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Film & culture series
Film and culture.
Contents Introduction -- World souvenir: "Mr. K" and the Archives de la Planète -- "Keep your eyes open" : from pre-documentary to documentary film in the Kahn archives -- The counter-archive of cinematic memory : Bergsonism, la durée, and the everyday -- "No more written archives, only films" : early discourses and practices of the film archive -- The "anecdotal side of history" : temporality, film, and annales historiography -- Seeing "for the first time" : the rediscovery of the everyday in early French film theory -- Illuminations from the darkened "sanctuary" : reception of the Kahn films -- The aerial view : human geography, cosmopolitanism, and colonialism -- Conclusion : toute la mémoire du monde : counter-archival tendencies beyond Kahn
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Kahn, Albert, 1860-1940.
Archives de la Planète.
Actualities (Motion pictures) -- History and criticism.
LC no. 2010018855
ISBN 0231135009 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231135017 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780231135009 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231135016 (paperback: alk. paper)