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Vanishing Windows Through Time

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  00:08:40  2018  HD 16/9  Color  Sound

The advent of digital photography has rendered film obsolete. Photo studios either sell their negatives to salvage the tiny amounts of silver contained in their coating or they just burn them in order to free some space. A team of researchers is trying to collect and save these snapshots of Indian history.

Producer : CNRS Images
Chief editor : BAKER Nicolas (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Director : PARSCAU Pierre de
Audiovisual processPrises de vues réelles. Utilisation de photographies en noir et blanc.
Interventions en son direct en français et en anglais sous-titré. Commentaire en voix off. Musique.
PersonnalitiesHEADLEY Zoë E.(CEIAS, UMR CNRS, IFP et EHESS); De HEERING Alexandra(IFP et Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise); MOHAN Muthusamy(Peintre)
NotesCEIAS : Centre d'Études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud
EHESS : Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales
IFP : Institut Français de Pondichéry
STARS : Studies in Tamil Studio Archives and Society



Technical Sheet
Item No.6452
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportHD
VersionFrench ; English