Eyewitnesses of History: Italian Amateur Cinema as Cultural Heritage and Source for Audiovisual and Media Production

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Paolo Simoni;
  • Publisher: Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
  • Journal: VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture (issn: 2213-0969)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18146/2213-0969.%Y.148
  • Subject: home movies | audiovisual archive | amateur cinema | P87-96 | Communication. Mass media | found footage film | historical source | home movies, amateur cinema, audiovisual archive, found footage film, historical source

textabstractThe role of amateur cinema as archival material in Italian media productions has only recently been discovered. Italy, as opposed to other European countries, lacked a local, regional and national policy for the collection and preservation of private audiovi... View more
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