The Death of Cinema: History, Cultural Memory and the Digital Dark Age

The Death of Cinema: History, Cultural Memory and the Digital Dark Age

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Author/Editor: Usai, Paolo Cherchi
Publisher: British Film Institute
Date: 2001
Binding: Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 144 p. Audience: General/trade.
Condition: USED - Very good. An unmarked copy with tight binding and minimal edge wear.

In an essay designed as a collection of aphorisms and letters, the author brings scrutiny to bear on a range of issues with a critique of film preservation, an indictiment of the crimes perpetuated in its name, and a proposal to give a new analytical framework to a cultural phenomenon.