A peace-loving man with a decidedly global perspective, Albert Kahn spent most of his life and wealth trying to expand Western understanding of other cultures -- largely through film and photography. "Cinema's 'Sanctuary': From Pre-Documentary to Documentary Film in Albert Kahn's "Archives de la Planète" (1908-1931)." Film History Vol. Topics include Kahn's Jewish ancestry and Alsacian upbringing; his early success in finance; his admiration of Japanese art and customs; the development of autochrome photography by the Lumire brothers; Marguerite Mespoulet's colorful documentation of Ireland's vanishing Celtic traditions; and Kahn's expedition to Cornwall and London with August Leon. DVD X5707 In 1908, Albert Kahn and his chauffeur embarked on a global trek to observe and absorb other cultures -- an early "prototype' of the many photographic missions Kahn would fund over the years.
Originally released in 2007 as a series for BBC television. this program illustrates that formative round-the-world trip as well as the 1913 journey undertaken by photographer Stphane Passet to China, Mongolia and India.
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From France to the Balkans, leaders prescribed nationalism and military buildup as the only solutions.These inconsistencies don't ruin the series for me, they just make it harder to concentrate and enjoy the story.0.初一 女1.冬月枫2.39973.刘诗诗4.冬月かえで5.刘若英6.刘欣儿7.写真集8.刘晓荨9.六月修罗10. MKD-13211.六房主播12.六十岁13.公车14.全18集完15.円城ひとみ16.gvg11917.他18.星海レイカ19.三塚 梨乃20.三千铁骑21.内附乐评22.三兽奏23.三体24. GL-01125.郭静静26.内衣27.三代同堂28.コックリさん29.三亚海天盛宴30.graduate31.三井Yukari32.ペルソナ433.ブルーレイ版34.ココニイル35. This program studies the continent's march to war as depicted in the photographic record commissioned by French banker Albert Kahn. DVD X5709 As World War I engulfed his country, Albert Kahn struck a deal with the French army: his team of photographers would capture images and footage that helped the war effort in exchange for direct access to militarized zones.Early color images and film footage explore a range of themes -- including contrasts between urbanization and rural life in France, Germany and Scandinavia, the decline of the Ottoman Empire and its impact in Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and Macedonia; and the grittiness of everyday life in Europe. A century later, this program presents the results -- revealing the life and environment of the French soldier as recorded in Kahn's Archive of the Planet.The same can be said for the modern quick jump editing in some of the scenes.