proliferation of courses in film studies and mediastudies, the funding
of access to the source materials has not increased at all .
There can be surprisingly simple misunderstandings about
what a film archive is. People who understand perfectly that they
can’t walk in and browse around manuscript collections of the
British Library are illogically outraged when a film archive refuses
them access to original
On articulation see Antonio Gramsci,
Selections From Prison Notebooks (London: Lawrence &
Wishart, 1971); Stuart Hall, ‘The Rediscovery of Ideology: The
Return of the Repressed in MediaStudies’, in Veronica
Beechey and James Donald (eds), Subjectivity and Social
Relations (Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1996), pp.