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What to Show the World

Janna Jones

in The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041926
eISBN:
9780813043906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041926.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1920s through the 1940s, leaders in the film industry and some of the country's most powerful cultural institutions recognized cinema's potential as a nationalistic tool for boosting the ... More


. Historical, Aesthetic, Cultural: The Problematical Value of Amateur Cine Fiction

Guy Edmonds

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Future research on the amateur fiction film will be determined by the availability of representative films and supporting documentation, aiding reconstruction of their provenance, the technical ... More


Introduction

Janna Jones

in The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041926
eISBN:
9780813043906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041926.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The film archive that has sought to preserve the filmic world of the twentieth century is a project that is as nearly complicated as modernity itself. While critics and theorists have necessarily ... More


Digital Film Production Preservation and Access

Sarah Atkinson

in From Film Practice to Data Process: Production Aesthetics and Representational Practices of a Film Industry in Transition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748693580
eISBN:
9781474444668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693580.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines digital film production preservation and access in the moment of the ‘Digital Dilemma’and the attendant challenges to the archiving of digital film which are summarised as ... More


Postwar Blues

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0032
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Iris Barry's life as the war came to a close in 1945. Iris found herself confronted with a multitude of new challenges, including constant worries about money. Pressures for ... More


Film Restoration: A New Way of Seeing Film History

Janna Jones

in The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041926
eISBN:
9780813043906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041926.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is an investigation of what film restorationists do and how they think and talk about their work. Current restoration discourse and practices literally assemble and help to shape cinema ... More


Conclusion

Janna Jones

in The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041926
eISBN:
9780813043906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041926.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, archivists work professionally and diligently to contain their collections, but the sheer amount of materials make containment nearly impossible. Today's ... More


Mapping Messiness: The Informational Film Archive and Actor-Network Theory

C. Claire Thomson

in Short Films from a Small Nation: Danish Informational Cinema 1935-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424134
eISBN:
9781474444712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424134.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers Actor-Network Theory (ANT) as a toolkit for analysing the often messy and complex networks and relationships involved in the production and distribution of useful cinema. ... More


Things Past

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0037
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Iris Barry's efforts to make her farm a source of self-sufficiency as well as her continued involvement with members of the film industry. It also describes her personal ... More


Hospital

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0034
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes Iris Barry's major health crisis at end of the 1940s. It is unclear exactly what brought her to the hospital in February of 1949. Perhaps, since she alludes to having had a ... More


Vanishing Subtitles: The Invisible Cinema (1970–4)

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This case-study chapter focuses on the blanket rejection of both subtitling and dubbing at New York’s short-lived Invisible Cinema, established by Anthology Film Archives in the early 1970s. In ... More


Bright Intervals: Romania’s Short-lived Thaw

Dominique Nasta

in Contemporary Romanian Cinema: The History of an Unexpected Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167451
eISBN:
9780231536691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167451.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the 1960s, which offered the Romanian film industry a unique opportunity to develop and diversify, thanks to the considerable increase in film production, the establishment of ... More


. Brazilian Amateur Cinema and Fictional Films From Foto-Cine Clube Gaúcho

Lila Foster

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 2007, the collection of amateur films from Cinemateca do Capitólio (Porto Alegre, Brazil) won a restoration grant, work that was developed at the laboratories of Cinemateca Brasileira. The films, ... More


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