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Cinephemera : archives, ephemeral cinema, and new screen histories in Canada

Author: Zoë Druick; Gerda Cammaer
Publisher: Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An investigation of the challenges faced by Canadian cinema in the digital age.

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Cinephemera : archives, ephemeral cinema, and new screen histories in Canada.
Montréal, Québec : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2014
401 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zoë Druick; Gerda Cammaer
ISBN: 9780773544475 077354447X 9780773544468 0773544461 0773596755 9780773596757
OCLC Number: 1055367585
Description: 1 online resource (401 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Canadian Cinema, Ephemeral Cinema / Zoë Druick and Gerda Cammaer --
1 Early Quebec Actualities and the Ephemeral Meaning of Moving Images in the Transitional Era / Louis Pelletier --
2 Canada's Lost Frontier Epic: The Stillborn Saga of Policing the Plains / Peter Lester --
3 Uncovering Canada's Amateur Film Tradition: Leslie Thatcher's Films and Contexts / Charles Teppeman --
4 "Mental Prophylaxis": Crawley Films, McGraw-Hill Educational Films, and Orphan Cinema / Scott MacKenzie --
5 A Thrill Every Minute!": Travel-Adventure Film Lectures in the Post-War Era / Liz Czach --
6 "Versions, Revisions, and Adaptations": Film Production in Two Languages at the National Film Board / Christine York --
7 Breaking New Ground: Canada's First Found-Footage Films / WIllima C. Wees --
8 Unfinished Films and Posthumous Cinema: Charles Gagnon's R69 and Joyce Wieland's Wendy and Joyce / Monika Kin Gagnon --
9 Tiger Child: IMAX and Donald Brittain Times Nine / Seth Feldman --
10 Ephemeral Godard: Video, History, and Quebec / Jerry White --
11 Out Here: Feeling Bad, Feeling Gay in Michel Audy's Luc ou la part des choses and Crever à vingt ans / Micky Storey and Jason B. Crawford --
12 Against Ephemerality: The CBC's Archival Turn, 1989-96 / Jennifer VanderBurgh --
13 Seeing Then, Hearing Now: Audiovisual Counterpoint at the Intersection of Dual Production Contexts in Larry Kent's Hastings Street / Randolph Jordan --
14 Preserving Ephemeral Aboriginal Films and Videos: The Archival Practices of Vtape and ISUMATV / Katherine Quanz --
15 Preserving/Burning: Karl Lemieux's Film Performances / André Habib --
16 Films Collecting Dust and Dusty Film Collages: Ephemerality at Work / Gerda Cammaer --
17 Sampling Heritage: The NFB's Digital Archive / Zoë Druick --
18 Memory, Magnetic Tape, and Death by Popcorn: The Tragedy of the Winnipeg Jets / Andrew Burke.
Responsibility: edited by Zoë Druick and Gerda Cammaer.
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"Cinephemera offers a specifically Canadian perspective on the problem of film archives. These essays make strong arguments for the role of audio-visual media in the making and remaking of regional Read more...

 
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