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2017 Home Movie Day Locations

Home Movie Day 2017 will be on Saturday, October 21st, 2017, but events take place throughout the year. Most Home Movie Day events are open screenings of home movies from the public, but each event is different and organized by local hosts, so check with the organizers for details. Those listed as Special Home Movie Day events include workshops, presentations, and screenings of archival home movie collections. For updates about Home Movie Day events in your region and general Center for Home Movies news, please sign up for our mailing listwe promise to not email you more than once a month! This page will be updated throughout the year as hosts announce their events.

Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States



Saturday, Oct 21st
Time & Location: TBA
Presented by the Home Movie History Project
Webpage: sites.google.com/site/homemoviehistoryproject
Email: hmhp@hushmail.me


Sunday, October 15th, 10.00-18.00
Vogelsang iP, Kulturkino, D 53937 Schleiden
Formats: 8mm, Super8, 16mm, 9.5mm, Video-8, S-VHS and dv-video and DVD
Contact: Hans-Lothar Wißkirchen (info@studiohlw.de)


Sesto Fiorentino
Contact: sestotv@gmail.com


Saturday, March 18th 16:00 – 17:30
Membo Takeya (soba restaurant)
10-1 Minoricho, Hirosaki-city, Aomori Japan
Contact: Asako Takemori, hmd.hirosaki@gmail.com
Facebook event

Sunday, January 15th 11:00-12:00, 13:30-14:30
Apple Museum
Contact: Ayuno Takano


Mexico City (Ciudad de México)
Saturday, October 21st, 1:00 – 7:00 pm
FARO Aragón
Avenida 517, 1a. Sección de San Juan de Aragón.
Delegación G.A.M Ciudad de México
Formats: 8mm, S8mm, 16mm, VHS
Contact: Michael Ramos-Araizaga, sapeursmx@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HomeMovieDayMexico/

United Kingdom

Saturday, October 21st
11:00am and 2:00pm
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
1 High Road, Motherwell, Scotland

Hosted by Chris O’Kane, Scottish Co-ordinator of the Projected Picture Trust (PPT), each FREE session will feature screenings plus an informal Q&A session and display of cine equipment from the museum collections.

Formats: 16mm, Standard 8, Super 8, VHS and DVD
Website: https://culturenl.co.uk/whats-on-at-north-lanarkshire-heritage-centre
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NL_Heritage
Contact: Jenny Noble, noblej@culturenl.co.uk

United States

Saturday, February 18th, 1:00-6:00pm
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center St, Berkeley, California 94704
8mm, super8, 16mm + photos, flyers, and other print ephemera
contact: Pamela Jean Vadakan, pamelajean@berkeley.edu

Hippie Modernism Home Movie & Family Album Day
Bring your 1960s and 1970s home movies, photos, flyers, and other print ephemera to BAMPFA for a Hippie Modernism–themed “show and tell” event. Your photos and other print materials will be shared and documented for a Family Album zine, while films will be screened after being inspected by film archivists to make sure they are safe to project. Flea market finds are welcome, too!

Schedule of events
1:00–3:00: Film check-in
2:00–5:00 Open screening
5:00–6:00 Screening of archival films and audio from the California Light and Sound preservation project
All day: Share photos/flyers/prints

Submit your films early and guarantee their screening! Bring early submissions to the Film Library and Study Center W–F, 1-5, or BAMPFA Art Lab Sat–Sun 11-7.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/336153280089462

Saturday, October 7th
Noon-4:00pm (film inspection starting at 11:00am)
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences
Pickford Center / Linwood Dunn Theater
1313 Vine St.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Formats: 16mm, 8mm, Super8
Free Parking: enter the lot on Homewood Ave.
Contact: Sean Savage, ssavage@oscars.org / (310) 247-3016 x3381

Special Evening Show:
“Hollywood Home Movies”
Details and ticket info TBA around late-September at www.oscars.org/events

Los Angeles
Saturday, October 21st
Home Movie Day at the Archives Bazaar
Noon–2:00 p.m. – film drop-off and inspection
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. – film screenings and demonstrations
Doheny Memorial Library
Intellectual Commons, Room 233
USC University Park Campus
Formats: 16mm, 8mm, Super 8 film; VHS videocassettes.
Contact: Kate Dollenmayer: dollenmayer@gmail.com

San Francisco
Saturday, May 13, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
San Francisco Public Library
Main Library – 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, California 94102
Super 8, 8mm, 16mm
Contact: Christina Moretta, Christina.Moretta@sfpl.org

12-2pm: Sign in and drop off films for inspection.*
2-4pm: Your home movies on the big screen. View the films shared by the community.
4-5pm: Curated presentation of films from Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies with a spotlight on Filipino-Americans. Presented by Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). caamedia.org/memoriestolight

Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1275028359201416/

District of Columbia
Washington, D.C.
Saturday, October 21st, 10:30am–4:30pm
National Museum of African American History and Culture – Smithsonian Institution
1400 Constitution Ave. NW
Contact: Walter Forsberg, forsbergw@si.edu

North Carolina
Thursday, August 3, 4:30-7:00pm
Wautaga County Public Library
140 Queen Street
Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/446287542437665

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2:00-5:00pm
Southwest Regional Library
3605 Shannon Rd, Durham, NC 27707
Formats: 8mm, super8, 16mm, VHS, Video8
Contact: Skip Elsheimer, skip@avgeeks.com, 919-247-7752

Saturday, October 21
East Tennesee History Center
Hosted by the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound
Contact: Eric Dawson, tamis@knoxlib.org