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Act of Memory


"Act of Memory" is a 12-minute short film written and directed by Jack Ryder and produced by David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers and Laura Crampsie. The film stars Claire Skinner, Owen Teale, Anna Massey, and introduces Grace Cooper Milton as Maria. It was shot on location in Southwark, London.

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Google previewThe Perception of Space and Matter (1879)

by Johnston Estep Walter

An act of memory is a representation of a past mode of mind, accompanied with the belief that it is a true representation. In memory, the only object of immediate cognition, or of consciousness, is the existing act. The past event, or the absent ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Archival Science (2015)

by Luciana Duranti, Patricia C. Franks

Each decision to create a record, or to preserve it, or to place it in an archival repository becomes an act of memory construction. Remembering and Forgetting Memory cannot be fully understood without considering its opposite: amnesia.

Google previewThe Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film (2013)

by Ian Aitken

However, the act of memory—like the moment of perceptual experience—cannot, of course, be held on to for very long and, as argued above, such debility must again be distinguished from the immutability which characterises the film ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Time (2013)

by Samuel L. Macey

Since the act of memory takes place only in the present, each perception is also an opportunity for recollection. However, recollection is more than merely a weakened perception, since Bergson, like Freud, maintains that the failure ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

But then it is said, “every act of memory includes an idea of the past; conception implies no idea of time whatever.” Philosophy of the Hum. Mind, ubi sufra. We apprehend there is no good reason for this distinction. The memory leaves out all ...

Google previewDictionary of Untranslatables (2014)

A Philosophical Lexicon by Barbara Cassin, Emily Apter, Jacques Lezra, Michael Wood

In English, for example, “to remember” is also related more to “remembrance” than the act of memory is to the matter itself that is remembered. To forget is to not reach, or on the contrary to lose, and can also be an absolute tabula rasa.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience, Three-Volume Set, 1- 3 (2010)

But the act of memory recall itself is now suggested to destabilize the memory representation, making it again labile and subject to potential degradation. Subsequent to recall and destabilization of a memory, passage of time in a suitable ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism (2013)

by William M. Johnston

Rather it is an act of memory here and now that recalls Christ's unique sacrificial death and resurrection so that it is experienced as salvific in ...

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