Through a Fine Screen starts with a grainy image from 1880 of an American shantytown and is viewed as the first undoctored news photograph to be published. The origin and location of the photograph are however obscure. A reflection on media archaeology and historical falsification.

Filmmaker
Zachary Formwalt
Country
Netherlands, Portugal
Year
2010
Medium
HDcam
Length
21’
Language
English
Producer
Zachary Formwalt
Production Company
Casco - Office for Art, Design and Theory, Fundação de Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea
Sales
Zachary Formwalt