Margaret Cram and other itinerant women directors made Movie Queen films in the 1930s. Movie Queen, Lubec was shot on the coast of Maine and preserved by Northeast Historic Film.
Not only did you raise the $50,000 we need to convert to digital projection in the Alamo Theatre, but you inspired the generosity of the Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation and the Town of Bucksport to double your donations.
The projector has been ordered and a revolving fund has been set up to make much needed improvements, help provide sustainability and to support the community led, "Friends of The Alamo" as they work to expand programming.
We are all very thankful and humbled. And personally, I have been moved by the unbelievable support for this little 1916 Main Street cinema. Your generosity and love has been amazing. Thank you for saving Your community cinema!
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Join us in Augusta, Maine, on March 25, Noon
The Holocaust and Human Rights Center and the Maine Jewish Film Festival present a free conference on archive materials intended to inform and engage scholars, students, filmmakers and the general public in the critical role archive plays in a social and cultural context. Whether family photos, official documents, newsreel or home movies, archive materials are invaluable to both the individual and a society’s identity. Who gathers these materials and how are they cataloged, preserved and made accessible to the public?
This conference is made possible through the support of the Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropies and registration is free.
The conference will...
We are now accepting applications for the 2014 William S. O'Farrell Fellowship! For more information about how to apply please visit: http://oldfilm.org/content/william-s-ofarrell-fellowship
NHF is a nonprofit archives dedicated to collecting, preserving and sharing northern New England's moving image heritage. We run a three-story vault holding 10 million+ feet of film, a public study center, a 140-seat theater, and enjoy the support of 400+ members. Please explore our collections and help us save an important part of your culture.