Critical Writing Index

Save and Burn a documentary by Julien Samuel: Reviewed by Maja Khankhoje

by Maja Khankhoje

Serai Magazine, to be published, online, Apr. 11, 2005

Maja Khankhoje of Serai magazien Montreal 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. The work recounts the libraries beginnings in ancient Sumeria and ends in the continuing conflicts of the middle east.

ITEM 2005.033 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Save and BurnJulien Samuel

The Library in CrisisJulien Samuel