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An attempt to locate cinema alongside philosophy, painting, geography and travel in terms of a history of modernism. The book focuses on a collection of geographical and ethnographic films and photographs amassed by banker Albert Kahn, in the 1900s - arguably an instance of French modernism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780851708546
ISBN-10: 0851708544
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 159mm x 19mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: BFI Publishing
Publisher: British Film Institute
Publish Date: 1-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sam Rohdie

Sam Rohdie is Professor of Film Studies at Queen's University Belfast. Editor of Screen in the 1970s he is the author of books on Pasolini and Antonioni as well as a study of Rocco and His Brothers in the BFI Film Classics series. He is currently working on a Fellini lexicon.

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