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HOME MOVIE DAY 2020

New ways of connecting-that is the overarching theme for Home Movie Day 2020, bringing people together in virtual space to celebrate amateur films and filmmaking. If you came here to watch home movies, welcome! 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 month of October and beyond. 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 info@centerforhomemovies.org. We’re here to support you and help you share your home movies!

 

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Chicago Home Movie Day

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5

|Recurring Event (See all)
The October 31st event will be Halloween-themed.
Virtual Event
Free

On October 24 from 7:00-9:00 PM, Chicago Film Archives presents Chicago Home Movie Day, the first of two curated 2-hour programs of home movies (& MORE), broadcast on Chicago’s CAN TV channel 21 and streaming on YouTube. This program will will feature midwestern home movies from the 1920s to the 1970s, curated from our own collections as well as local organizations South Side Home Movie Project, Japanese American Service Committee, and personal collections. In this episode, you’ll see Hyde Park in the ’20s, Museum Campus in the ’30s, the Chicago Railroad Fair in the ’40s, Brookfield Zoo in the ’50s, Lawndale in the ’60s, Maxwell Street in the ’70s, and of course, lots and lots of dancing. Chat with CFA archivists during the online premiere!

Details

Date:
October 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UTC-5
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.chicagofilmarchives.org/current-events/chicago-home-movie-day-2020
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Organizers

Chicago Film Archives
Chicago Film Society
South Side Home Movie Project

Venue

Chicago Film Archives
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