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Paolo Cherchi Usai

PAOLO CHERCHI USAI is Director of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. He is co-founder of the Pordenone Silent Film Festival and of the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at George Eastman House (Rochester, New York). He directed the experimental feature film Passio (2007). His latest book is David Wark Griffith (Editrice Il Castoro, 2008).

Works

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The Griffith Project v. 12: Essays on D.W. Griffith

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In early 1996, an international group of 35 specialists in silent cinema volunteered to write commentaries on more than six hundred films directed, written,...
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The Griffith Project v. 11: Selected Writings by D.W. Griffith; Indexes and Corrections to Volumes 1-10

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The Griffith Project is a major international research project commissioned by the Pordenone Silent Film Festival at Sacile. In a series of twelve volumes...
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The Griffith Project: v. 1: Films Produced 1907-1908

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Silent film director D.W. Griffith is the subject of this study. Only a small group of his more than 500 films are subject to analysis. The creative output of...
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The Griffith Project: v. 2: Films Produced January - June, 1909

British Film Institute
Silent film director D.W. Griffith is the subject of this study. Only a small group of his more than 500 films are subject to analysis. The creative output of...
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Silent Cinema, an Introduction

British Film Institute
This revised guide to silent film studies contains two new chapters that present an analysis of color technology and aesthetics. They look at how silent films...
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The Death of Cinema: History, Cultural Memory and the Digital Dark Age

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In an essay designed as a collection of aphorisms and letters, the author brings scrutiny to bear on a range of issues with a critique of film preservation, an...
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The Griffith Project: Films Produced in 1912: Vol VI

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1912 is the first "golden year" in the career of D.W. Griffith. There is still a wealth of treasures waiting to be uncovered in this year. Their reappraisal is...
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The Griffith Project: v. 3: Films Produced in July - December 1909

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Silent film director D.W. Griffith is the subject of this study. Only a small group of his more than 500 films are subject to analysis. The creative output of...
Paolo Cherchi Usai

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The Griffith Project: v. 10: Films Produced in 1916-1918

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No other silent film director has been so extensively studied as D. W. Griffith. However, only a small group of his more than 500 films has been the subject of...

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