Memory, Images, History
Sunday, September 27, 2009
Blog post written by Jan-Christopher Horak, Director, UCLA Film & Television Archive
There is a paradigm shift of enormous proportions going on in the real world, and in the archive world. We are moving away from a culture of objects to one of electronic bytes. The very materiality of traditional media will become obsolete. Now some of us may...
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Blog written by Jan-Christopher Horak, UCLA Film & Television Archive
While the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival has only shown a few documentaries that one could characterize as "wildlife films,"this genre certainly speaks to the environmental concerns of the festival.
We are now observing a paradigm shift in the functionality of wildlife documentary...
Sunday, September 13, 2009
By Jan Christopher Horak, UCLA Film & Television Archive
According to Michael Foucault, the totality of intellectual activity over time within a given culture constitutes the archive of human knowledge. The archive in the real world gathers together in physical form the articulations of our culture, whether books, papers, films, video, art objects, and...