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It Plays Therefore It Is: The Cartesian Problem for Film Preservationists
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  • Greg Wilsbacher, University of South Carolina - Columbia
Publication Date
11-5-2010
Document Type
Paper
Subject Area(s)
Film History, Film Preservation, and Digitization
Abstract

Film archivists are facing a new challenge as we move from digitizing analog video tape to digitizing motion picture film. Specifically, we must ask ourselves whether we want to preserve the moving image as an essence or motion picture film as a material artifact.

Citation Information
Greg Wilsbacher. "It Plays Therefore It Is: The Cartesian Problem for Film Preservationists" (2010) p. 1 - 7
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/greg_wilsbacher/3/