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2018 Home Movie Day Locations

Home Movie Day 2018 will be on Saturday, October 20th, 2018, 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 rsegion 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.

Argentina, Australia, Germany, Japan, Poland, United States


Buenos Aires
Saturday, October 20th
Event time: Doors open at 14:00hs. Screenings from 15:00hs.
Museo del Cine de Buenos Aires, museodelcineba.org
Direction: Caffarena 49, La Boca, Buenos Aires
Formats: 9.5mm, 16mm, 8mm, S8mm
Films may be dropped off for inspection at the Museum Film Archive (Ministro Brin 615, La Boca) from Monday
to Friday.
Contacts: Andrés Levinson, andreslevinson@gmail.com or Leandro Listorti, leandro.listorti@gmail.com


Saturday, September 18th, 3:00-5:00pm
Screening the Best of the 8 X 8 over the past 10 years. And also New Films of Independent & Home Movie Makers, from Australia, America and Europe.
Giant Reel Twin Home Cinema, Craigieburn, Melbourne, VIC,
Contact: Moving Image Coalition, melb-mic@hotmail.com, Mob/SMS 043 803 6718 Ph 03 9306 1842
Call for Entries Deadline 08/08/18
DVD & Digital Files can be sent in NTSC or PAL, but must originate from 8mm transfer. ( any original 8mm Films must be registered by Post, to avoid being lost). NO ENTRY CHARGE, but if you want your Disc, Card/Stick or Films returned then you must send stamps or International Postal Coupons for Return Postage. Entries not returned will be put into the Moving Image Coalition Archives. 8×8 & HMD c/o MIC, P.O. Box 92, Glenroy, Melbourne, VIC, 3046. AUSTRALIA.

Web page with complete information on Melbourne events and entry form:


Saturday, October 20th, 11:00-17:00
Filmmuseum Potsdam
Breite Str. 1A, 14467
Formats: 8mm, Super 8, 9.5mm, 16mm
Part of the exhibit “Home Movie Come Back: Amateurfilm gestern und heute”


Fuchu, Tokyo
Saturday, March 10th
Event time: door opens at 13:30, screenings from 14:00, and after-event from 15:30
Kura Cafe
4-2-1 Miyanishicho
Contact: Ai Mabuchi, contact@fetetokyo.com
*seats limited so please book in advance
*food & drink order is welcomed at the entrance, 850yen or over


Saturday, November 24th, 10:00am – 8:00pm
Silesian Film Archive/Kosmos Cinema
Sokolska 66, Katowice
Formats: 8mm, super 8 mm, 16 mm
Contact: Agata Tecl-Szubert (a.tecl-szubert@filmotekaslaska.pl)

United States

Arizona, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee

Saturday, October 20th, 11:00am – 1:00pm, (inspections beginning at 10am)
The Loft Cinema
3233 East Speedway Blvd.
Formats: 8mm, Super 8, 16mm
Contact: Jennifer Jenkins, jenkinsj@email.arizona.edu

Los Angeles
Sunday, October 21, 12:00-4:00pm
Wells Fargo Theater
The Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Free parking!
Formats: 16mm, 8mm, Super 8
Films may be dropped off for inspection beginning at 10:00am.
Contact: Brianna Toth (batoth@gmail.com) or Staci Hogsett (stacihogsett@gmail.com)

Arlington Heights
Saturday, October 13th, 4:30-7:00pm
Hendrickson Room, Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Formats:8mm, Super8, 16mm, VHS, VHS-C, Video8, Hi8, Betamax, DV, and MiniDV
Contact: Bryan Bednarek, bbednarek@ahml.info, 847-870-5222
Please visit www.ahml.info or call 847-392-0100 to register

New Bedford
Thursday, February 8th, 5:00-8:00pm
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park MakerSpace
33 William Street
Formats: 8mm, VHS
Films and tapes may be dropped off from January 10-February 1 at the park visitor center front desk at 33 William Street, New Bedford, from Wednesday through Sunday, 9:00 am through 5:00 pm.
Cpntact: Laura Ryan

North Carolina
Saturday, Feb. 10, 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
Web page: https://events.durhamcountylibrary.org/event/448895

Saturday, October 20th 2:00-4:00pm
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Foster Theatre
1100 E 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44114
Formats: 8mm, Super8mm, 16mm, VHS, Video8, Hi8, Betamax, DV, and MiniDV
Please RSVP to secure a spot. Film and tapes can be dropped off at anytime prior to the event day.
Light refreshments will be provided
Contact: Shannon Erb, 216-515-1993, serb@rockhall.org

Saturday, October 20th, 12:00-4:00pm
East Tennessee History Center
601 South Gay Street
Hosted by the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound
Formats: 8mm, Super 8, 16mm
Contact: Eric Dawson, tamis@knoxlib.org