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|ISBN:||9780253017093 0253017092 9780253017130 0253017130 9780253017178 0253017173|
|Notes:||"Institutions that have collected video testimonies from the few remaining Holocaust survivors are grappling with how to continue their mission to educate and commemorate. Noah Shenker calls attention to the ways that audiovisual testimonies of the Holocaust have been mediated by the institutional histories and practices of their respective archives. Shenker argues that testimonies are shaped not only by the encounter between interviewer and interviewee, but also by technical practices and the testimony process. He analyzes the ways in which interview questions, the framing of the camera, and curatorial and programming preferences impact how Holocaust testimony is molded, distributed, and received"--Provided by publisher.|
|Description:||xv, 248 pages ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Testimonies from the Grassroots: The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies --
2. Centralizing Holocaust Testimony: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum --
3. The Cinematic Origins and the Digital Future of the Shoah Foundation --
4. Telling and Retelling Holocaust Testimonies. Conclusion: Documenting Genocide through the Lens of the Holocaust.
|Series Title:||Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)|
"What makes Noah Shenker's book so distinctive is his insistence that testimony is shaped by many institutional factors that profoundly effect whether or not a witness is 'allowed' access to deep
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Study and teaching -- Audio-visual aids.
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives -- Audio-visual aids.
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Social aspects.
- Oral history -- Audio-visual aids.
- Video recording -- Influence.
- Interviewing -- Technique.
- Audiovisuelle Medien.