HOME MOVIE DAY
New ways of connecting was the overarching theme for Home Movie Day 2020, bringing people together in virtual space to celebrate amateur films and filmmaking. We’re continuing to host online events in 2021, while also looking forward to the return of in-person gatherings. You can browse events from the map or list below (use the map-pin icon to customize your view) and click for details and links to film screenings, workshops, and interactive community events happening throughout the year. Most events are online, so you can drop in on a Home Movie Day anywhere in the world. If you’d like to find out how to view and share your own home movies, get in touch with your local HMD event host and explore some of the resources on this site.
If you are interested in hosting a Home Movie Day event, welcome! Get started by reading our How-to Home Movie Day 2020, where you’ll find instructions and a link for submitting your event. All of the great HMD resources from years past are still available in the About Home Movie Day section. And if you need more help or aren’t sure where to start, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re here to support you and help you share your home movies!
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2020 NYC Home Movie Day Panel Discussion
October 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Do you know how important your home movies might be? Join us for a discussion moderated by the NYU Student Chapter of the Association of Moving Image Archivists about home movie collection, curation, and preservation. Learn how home movies can bring changes to our world one story at a time. The organizations represented in this panel collect and preserve home movies from different communities and curate these stories for the public.
- Candace Ming – Media Conservation and Digitization Specialist, Smithsonian Institution
- Jasmyn Castro – Creator of African American Home Movie Archive
- Natalie Milbrodt – Coordinator, Metadata Services at Queens Public Library
- Stephen Gong – Executive Director, Center for Asian American Media
Home Movie Day is made possible with the expertise and equipment generously shared by our partners at NYU’s Moving Image and Archiving and Preservation program, the NYU Student Chapter of the Association of Moving Image Archivists and XFR Collective.