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Home Grown Movies 2014 is Underway!

Posted by December 7th, 2014

We begin a fresh series of films shown at Home Movie Day with Halloween, 1958 — Morton Savada’s home movie of his family’s Halloween night, featuring son Eli in his shiny, though short-lived Sputnik costume. The movie includes a commentary by Eli.

 


Join Us at AMIA Richmond

Posted by November 6th, 2013

If you are going to the Association of Moving Image Archivists’ conference next week please join us for a day of home movie digitization and an evening of fun.

 

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At the EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam: “Looming Fire”

Posted by November 6th, 2013

At the EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam: “Looming Fire, the latest work by filmmaker and artist Péter Forgács. Based on EYE’s extensive collection of home movies, Forgács (Budapest, 1950) takes us through everyday life in the Netherlands East Indies at the height of the colonial period.”


Péter Forgács – Looming Fire | EYE, het nieuwe filmmuseum
www.eyefilm.nl
From 5 October to 1 December 2013 EYE’s main exhibition space will be exclusively devoted to Looming Fire, the latest work by filmmaker and artist Péter Forgács. Based on EYE’s extensive collection of home movies, Forgács (Budapest, 1950) takes us through everyday life in the Netherlands East Indies…

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The Center for Asian American Media has unveiled its Memories to Light web collection

Posted by November 6th, 2013

The Center for Asian American Media has unveiled its Memories to Light web collection of Asian American home movies.


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It’s finally here! Our new website, Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies is now live.

http://www.caamedia.org/memoriestolight

See how everyday Asian American grandparents, mothers, fathers, aunts and uncles lived and let loose through home movies spanning six decades in the USA. We invite you to watch and join in sharing our history!

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Alexandra Zapruder in Parade Magazine

Posted by November 6th, 2013

Alexandra Zapruder discusses her grandfather’s home movie’s legacy, in Parade Magazine.

“The granddaughter of the man who caught Kennedy’s assassination on film grapples with how he must have felt, irrevocably bound to a moment fraught with horror and loss. I never knew my grandfather Abraham Zapruder. He died when I was 10 months old, and throughout my childhood, I felt his absence . . .

The Zapruder Legacy: A Vital Witness to President John F. Kennedy’s Assassination
www.parade.com