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The art of not forgetting : towards a practical hermeneutics of film restoration

@inproceedings{Pescetelli2011TheAO,
  title={The art of not forgetting : towards a practical hermeneutics of film restoration},
  author={M. Pescetelli},
  year={2011}
}
The main aim of the thesis is to develop a definition of film restoration, both in its intrinsic properties and in relation to the restoration of traditional, non-reproducible works of art. Concentrating on films made between 1914 and 1931, it takes as its theoretical starting point Walter Benjamin’s 1936 essay The Work of Art in the Age of its Technological Reproducibility and moves towards a framework incorporating Hans- Georg Gadamer’s ontological hermeneutics and Umberto Eco’s… Expand