A Vision of the World: Albert Kahnís Archive of the Planet (DVD / VHS)

A Vision of the World: Albert Kahnís Archive of the Planet (DVD / VHS)
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A Vision of the World: Albert Kahnís Archive of the Planet (DVD / VHS). 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 culturesólargely through film and photography. This program delves into Kahnís origins and formative years and the launch of his Archive of the Planet project. Topics include Kahnís Jewish ancestry and Alsacian upbringing; his early success in finance; his admiration of Japanese art and customs; the development of autochrome photography by the Lumi?re brothers; Marguerite Mespouletís colorful documentation of Irelandís vanishing Celtic traditions; and Kahnís expedition to Cornwall and London with August Leon. A BBC/Mus?e Albert-Kahn (D?partement des Hauts-de-SeineóFrance) Co-production. (50 minutes) FREE SHIPPING in the 48 states

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