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.
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 begin at 12:00 with a “Lunch and Learn” session...
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
The highest honor of the field, the Silver Light Award,was awarded to Northeast Historic Film in 2013 by the Association of Moving Image Archivists. This recognition is for many people including staff over 27 years, many hundreds of film and video donors who built our outstanding collections, and our supporters and colleagues.
The Silver Light citation says, “The impact of Northeast Historic Film on the field reflects the founders’ ingenuity, perseverance, creativity and, above all, vision executed with the highest standards. Many younger moving image archivists have been nurtured as interns, fellows or employees of NHF. Now they, like so many apple seeds, have...
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.