Re: the word is out: experimental film is available for use on dvd by educators

From: db (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Mar 04 2006 - 17:32:38 PST

On Mar 3, 2006, at 8:58 AM, jarrod whaley. wrote:

> I'm not arguing that video is better (it's not worse either, it's
> just different). I'm arguing that it's a fact of life. Ignoring it
> or making pretty speeches about how film should be preserved won't
> make video go away. All that such speeches will accomplish is to
> make the speaker look like a hard-headed cultural Mennonite.

I think you mean Luddite. England would have been a different
country, and the world a different place, if General Ludd had not
been "defeated." Not that this is directly related to film vs
video... it is, however, relevant to historical context.


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