The Resource A Flickering Truth, (online streaming)

A Flickering Truth, (online streaming)

Label
A Flickering Truth
Title
A Flickering Truth
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This film documents the remarkable true story of exiled filmmaker Ibrahim Arify as he returns to his native Afghanistan. Tasked with restoring 8000 hours of lost Afghan films, his job is all the more formidable considering the medium has been outlawed by the Taliban government for many years. Films burned and destroyed - thought never to be seen again. Unearthing dusty reels of film, some dug out of collapsing barns, others hidden in ceilings and many discovered by pure chance, Ibrahim must also deal with people too scared to act after so many years of oppression. Bringing the project to fruition, The Flickering Truth represents an astonishing collection of newly restored films toured around the country, for the people, many seeing film for the first time, to experience their own country's rich artistic culture and history on the flickering screen. Directed by respected New Zealand documentary filmmaker Pietra Brettkelly (Maori Boy Genius), A Flickering Truth explores a war-torn world in search of the truth, elusive as it has been for Afghanistan, highlighting the significance and power of film preservation
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Umbrella Entertainment in 2016
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Ibrahim Arify
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brettkelly, Pietra
  • Arify, Ibrahim
  • Umbrella Entertainment (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Current affairs
  • Middle East
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
A Flickering Truth, (online streaming)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1413736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (95 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1413736
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
A Flickering Truth, (online streaming)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1413736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (95 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1413736
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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