Time is

United Kingdom, 1964

Film
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A prize winning study of the nature of time. Reduces the concept of time to a human scale ranging through the major historical developments; human’s first notion of time; its relation to movement and more recent concepts of biological time, time in relativistic terms. Uses archival footage, time-lapse photography and innovative methods to deal with this subject. Includes international music by Mohamed Ahmed, S. Balanchander, Panna Lal Ghosh, Ali Akbar Khan, Bismillah Khan, Vilayat Khan, Chatur Lal, Samta Prasad, Alla Rakha and Ravi Shankar. Photographed by Don Levy and Fotis Mesteneos. Narrated by Margaret Robertson.

Credits

director

Don Levy

co-producer

Stephen Toulmin

June Goodfield

production company

Nuffield Foundation

Language

English

Duration

00:29:24:00

Colour

Colour

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