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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. In addition to open screenings of home movies from the public, 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. If you are planning on hosting an event, please write to us at info@centerforhomemovies.org to register.

Albania, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland,Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay


Saturday, October 20th
Hall of Faculty of Applied Sciences at Albanian University
Rr. Kavajës, Tiranë Albanian University
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HmdAlbania


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
ilms 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 15th, 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:


October 20th
Time & Location: TBA
Presented by the Home Movie History Project
Web page: sites.google.com/site/homemoviehistoryproject
Contact: hmhp@hushmail.me


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”


October, 20th, 21.00
Unione Culturale Franco Antonicelli, via Cesare Battisti 4, Torino

Free entry screening of the 1968mm documentary series, produced by Boekamp&kriegsheime – Berlino and DocLab – Roma, distributed by Arté. The screening will be preceded by a Stefano Srocchi masterclass, director and producer of the documentary.
Screening of original super8 on the first 1968 political manifestation in Turin

Contact: Associazione Museo Nazionale del Cinema – Giulio Pedretti, via Montebello 22, Torino


Saturday, October 20th, 10:00am-4:00pm
Details TBA
Hosted by the Digital Film Archive in Northern Ireland Screen and the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland


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


Mexico City (Ciudad de México)
Saturday, October 20th, 17:00 – 20:00 pm
Cineteca Nacional
Av. México Coyoacán #389 Col. Xoco Del. Benito Juárez C.P 03330, Ciudad de México
Formats: 8mm, S8mm and 16mm.

Films must be delivered at least 2 days before the screening for inspection at Preservación de Acervos, Cineteca Nacional. Monday to Friday 9:00 to 18:00.

Tania López Espinal tanespinal@gmail.com
Judith Atcire Martínez preservacionacervo@cinetecanacional.net
Arizbeth Beccerril catalogacion@cinetecanacional.net

Mexico City (Ciudad de México)
Saturday, October 20th, 11:00-19:00
FARO Aragón
Avenida 517, 1a. Sección de San Juan de Aragón. Delegación G.A.M
07969 Ciudad de México
Formats: 8mm, Super 8mm, 16mm
Contact: Michael Ramos-Araizaga, ultracinemamx@gmail.com
Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/2252161381732762

The Netherlands

Saturday, October 20th
EYE Filmmuseum
IJpromenade 1, 1031 KT Amsterdam
Sponsored by EYE in cooperation with Stichting Amateurfilm and the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision .
Web: www.eyefilm.nl/themas/home-movie-day-2018

Information TBA
Hosted by Stichting Amateurfilm


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)


13h to 15:45h: Consultation on preservation and digitization, private viewings (rsvp!)
16h: Guided tour through the Lichtspiel
18h to 20h: Public screening: 1968 – A Private View in Short Films
Lichtspiel / Kinemathek Berne
Sandrainstr 3, 3007 Berne
Website: www.lichtspiel.ch
Contact: homemoviedaych@gmail.com

United Kingdom

Details TBA
Hosted by Film London

United States

Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio,Pennsylvania Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

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)

Saturday, October 20th, Noon-3:00pm
Boulder Public Library
1000 Canyon Blvd
Boulder CO 80302
Canyon Theater
Formats: 8mm, Super 8, 16mm
Contact: Joel Haertling, haertlingj@boulderlibrary.org, (303) 441-3197

Arlington Heights
Saturday, October 13th, 4:00-6:30pm
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

Saturday, October 27th, 11:00am-3:00pm
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL
Formats: 16mm, 8mm, and Super 8
Website: www.chicagofilmarchives.org/current-events/chicago-home-movie-day-2018

Saturday, October 20th, 1:30pm-2:15pm
Workshop: Preserve Your Home Movies: Basic Practices to Care for Moving Image Memories
Baltimore City Archives
2615 Mathews Street
Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive (MARMIA)
Registration limited to 30 attendees

Details TBA
Contact: Adam Schutzman, adam.schutzman@gmail.com

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.
Contact: Laura Ryan

Saturday, October 20th
Montana Historical Society Auditorium
225 North Roberts Street
Helena, MT 59620
Formats: 8mm, Super 8mm, 16mm, VHS, Betamax, DVD, Blu-ray, DVCAM, Video8
Contact: Kelly Burton, kelly.burton@mt.gov

New Hampshire
Home Movie Day — NH/VT Upper Valley
Saturday October 20th, 11:00am-4:00pm
Howe Library
13 South Street, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755
Formats: film: 16mm, super8, 8mm; video: VHS
Contact: Rich Fedorchak, rfedorchak50@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HomeMovieDayUpperValley

New York
Sunday, October 21st, 1:00-5:00pm
Tompkins County Public Library
101 E Green Street
Formats: 8mm, Super8, 16mm, VHS
Contact: Desi Alexander and Chloe McLaren (homemoviedayithaca@gmail.com)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/hmdithaca
Event: www.facebook.com/events/1950634158564124/

Saturday, October 27th, 12:00-5:00pm
Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607, (585)327-4874
Formats: 16mm, 8mm, Super-8 silent and sound, VHS, DVD & Quicktime files
Co-organized by students from the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at the George Eastman Museum and the Visual Studies Workshop
Contact: Gordon Nelson, gnelson@eastman.org, 585-327-4874

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

Sunday, December 9th, 1:30-4:30pm
Cameron Village Library
1930 Clark Ave, Raleigh, NC 27605
Formats: film 16mm, 8mm, video: VHS, Hi8/Video8
Contact: Skip Elsheimer, 919-247-7752, skip@avgeeks.com

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
Time: TBA
The Madlab Post, 1901 S. 9th Street (BOK Room #411)
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Formats: VHS, VHS-C, Hi8
Contact: Nicole Ayers, www.madlabpost.com/contact

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

Saturday, October 20th, 2:00-5:00pm
Top Ten Records, 338 West Jefferson Boulevard
Contacts and film/video dropoff: John Slate, john.slate@dallascityhall.com, Dallas Municipal Archives, (214)670-5270
Formats: 8 mm, Super 8 mm, 16 mm
Film submissions will be accepted at the Municipal Archives and Top 10 Records from Monday, October 1st through Friday, October 12th
Presented by the Dallas Municipal Archives of the City of Dallas and Spotlight North Texas
Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/304147093720328

Saturday, October 20th, 5:00-7:00pm
Vinegar Hill Theatre
220 W Market Street
Formats: 16mm, 8mm, Super 8
A collaboration between the University of Virginia Library & Jefferson-Madison Regional Library.
Free digitization drop-off service (up to 3 reels 16mm, 8mm, or Super-8) at the JMRL Central Branch.
Community-submitted footage screened in 2K, with 16mm materials from UVa Special Collections.
Details TBA.


Tuesday, October 16th, 5:00-10:00pm
Centro Cultural de España
Rincón 629, 11000 Montevideo