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Saturday, October 15th is the “official” HMD date this year, but like last year we welcome events throughout October and beyond – any day can be Home Movie Day! We’re continuing to encourage virtual events in 2022, while also welcoming in-person or hybrid gatherings when and where they are safe. We partnered with the Bay Area Video Coalition to produce a how-to guide for hosting virtual events – check it out below!

If you’re ready, you can SUBMIT YOUR HOME MOVIE DAY EVENT HERE! Please note that it takes up to 48 hours for your event to appear below once it’s submitted, so please check back. And for more info:

You can browse events from the list below (use the square icon to customize your view) and click for details and links to film screenings, workshops, and interactive community events happening throughout the year. Many 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 and need more info, get started by reading our How-to Home Movie Day 2022. 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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Home Movie Day Kyobashi Presents “Hata Akio’s Film Festival”

October 22, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm JST


Mr. Akio Hata (1935.05.05-2021.01.28)
A graduate of Nihon University College of Art, Mr. Hata started his professional career at Kinema Junpo Editorial Department, Association of Educational Film Producers (predecessor of Japan Association of Audiovisual Producers). And the Film Library of The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (predecessor of the National Film Center).
After working as a freelance writer, he joined the National Film Center of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, and the Film Preservation Society.
At the Film Library, he engaged in the repatriation project which has had returned thousands of flammable Japanese films confiscated by the United States during the occupation.
During his freelance writing career, he traveled around Europe, made many short documentary films about the railroads. and edited monthly journal Steam Locomotive.
He is the author of many books, which include The Movie Began on the Train, German Steam Locomotives, as well as the editor of Encyclopedia of American Cinema of the 20th Century.
We are planning a memorial screening for Mr. Akio Hata, whose achievements have greatly contributed to film communities in Japan.


October 22, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm JST
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Hata Akio’s Film Festival
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Environment Information Center, Chuo City
Tokyo Squaregarden 6F 3-1-1 Kyobashi, Chuo City
Tokyo, Japan
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