Worksheet 4 -- Histoire(s) du Cinema and Existence

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Worksheet 4 - Film History Professor Rohdie (UCF) Histoire(s) du cinéma  is not a history alone ( une histoire seule ) but a history which contains all the ±lms of the cinema, the entirety of its history ( toutes les histoires ), all the ±lms that have been, will be, could be.  Nothing is left out, nothing excluded in this virtuality.  The ±lm is a product of memory and by that fact unstable.  It never ceases to slip,  move, wander.  The ±lm as an object is plural and strati±ed because it contains within it other ±lms, thoughts, stories and sounds (cited from 'outside' the ±lm), and as a result its identity is in doubt.  It is at once essay, poem, music, ±ction, ±lm, narrative, history, a theory of art, philosophy.  The memory of the cinema is accompanied by its ±ctions, their narratives and the images of these narratives.    Histoire(s) is haunted by memories, or rather shadows, shades, fantasms from the cinema that impose themselves on memory, appear unannounced, unwilled, often unclear (like ghosts) so
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course FIL 3036 taught by Professor Rohdie during the Fall '09 term at University of Central Florida.

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