A few years ago I started researching and collecting all kinds of films on film (except fiction films) that could contain images of the towns and villages of the eastern Mediterranean between the years 1930s and 1970s. Over time, I realized that these archives not only lacked diversity in terms of content, but also that the majority of these productions were in collections from European and North American countries, or were filmed by amateur tourists. This awareness led me to reflect on the lack, preservation and access to moving images, as well as on the hegemonic dimension of the discourses that feed the visual archives, thus offering a very limited view of the facts. Taking these thoughts into account, I wanted to share my discoveries, which prompted me to create a Youtube page "Katsakh: Mediterranean archives".

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