Critical Writing Index

The War on Libraries: Save and Burn, a Film Review

by Steve Fesenmaier

Counterpunch, Oct. 2, 2005

Fesenmaier reviews Julian Samuel's work Save and Burn (224; 80:34mins). Samuel's work discusses the use of the library as a embodiments of democracy and civilsation in the West.; and interviews notable library historians from several universities. Samuel finishes his work showing the various destruction of libraries in occupied Palestine and Iraq.

ITEM 2005.032 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Save and BurnJulian Samuel

The Library in CrisisJulian Samuel