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East Bay’s Holiday Home Movie Day

Including a special screening: Center for Asian American Media presents Asian American holiday home movies from the Memories to Light collection.
December 6, 2014
Temescal Arts Center
511 48th street, Oakland, CA 94609

This holiday season share the gift of home movie memories! Bring your family and friends to Home Movie Day, an annual event that is celebrated all over the world to share and learn how to preserve your home movies.

Co-organized with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), we will have an open screening of *your* small gauge home movies on the big screen, followed by a holiday party and montage of Asian American holiday home movie treasures from CAAM’s “Memories to Light” collection.
2pm-3pm: Film check in
3pm-5pm: Open screening – see your home movie on the big screen!
5pm-6pm: Holiday treats
6pm: Center for Asian American Media presents Asian American holiday home movies from the Memories to Light collection
Submit your films early! We are accepting submissions at the CAAM offices in San Francisco or UC Berkeley Library in the East Bay, Monday through Thursday, 11am-5pm. Email Davin Agatep (dagatep@caamedia.org) for SF drop-offs and Pamela Vadakan (pamelajean@berkeley.edu) for East Bay drop-offs.On December 6th, bring your home movies to the Temescal Arts Center between 2pm and 3pm. We can show 16mm, regular 8mm, super 8mm and DVDs.All submissions will get the white glove treatment and be inspected by film archivists to make sure it is safe to project.
Films are first come, first screened and may be limited to one reel per person.

No home movie will be turned away. Bring your family films or home movies you might have found in a thrift store. We love surprises!

To learn more about Home Movie Day, visit www.homemovieday.com
For home movie conservation tips, visit filmforever.org
The success of Home Movie Day greatly depends on word of mouth. Please tell your family, friends and neighbors! Thanks and we look forward to seeing you and your  home movies soon!!
Thanks, Davin Agatep, Antonella Bonfanti and Pamela Vadakan