Happy Home Movie Day!
Saturday, October 21st is the “official” HMD date for 2023, but like last year we welcome events throughout October and beyond – any day can be Home Movie Day! As many events have shifted back to being in-person, we’ve implemented a new calendar and submission form, all of which can be found at our About Home Movie Day page, along with lots of info about the history of global Home Movie Day and how to host your own. See you over there, and at the movies!
Home Movie Day is an opportunity to share your home movie memories, and learn how to digitize and preserve them for generations to come. We welcome and treasure your stories!
In celebration of Home Movie Day, The Onyx Downtown at the Nevada Theatre, the Nevada City Film Festival, and a group of professional film archivists will host a free local community event on Sunday, November 13 at the historic Nevada Theatre. Activities begin at 10am with a workshop on the preservation and care of classic film formats including 8mm and 16mm, followed by a screening of films submitted by the community at 4pm.
Show your reel self! Folks interested in having their movies screened can drop off their Super 8mm, Regular 8mm, 16mm, DVDs, or files (sorry no VHS this year) in advance to the Nevada City Film Festival Headquarters at 110 Union Street, Nevada City on Tuesday and Thursday, November 1 and 3, 9am-5pm or The Onyx Theatre, 107 Argall Way, Nevada City during business hours, before end of November 4. For community members outside of the county, home movies can be submitted digitally here (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScVmIcjG4ktUcC9MheijASeMqe2KCWpL_MK9WPszstOjtSqkQ/viewform).
If you miss the early drop off window, feel free to bring your films by the Nevada Theatre for Home Movie Day from 12-4pm.