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Counter-Archive: Film, the Everyday, and Albert Kahn's Archives de La Plan?te (Film and Culture)

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Tucked away in a garden on the edge of Paris is a multimedia archive like no other: Albert Kahn's "Archives de la Plan?te" (1908-1931). Kahn's vast photo-cinematographic experiment preserved world memory through the privileged lens of everyday life, and "Counter-Archive" situates this project in its biographic, intellectual, and cinematic contexts. Tracing the archive's ke ...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published August 20th 2010 by Columbia University Press
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