Percy Maxim, Hiram P. Maxim's daughter, in the subtle trick film, Scarf Dance, 1930. 
Join us in NY when Orphans at MoMA features Amateur Cinema League-related works. As part of the program David Weiss will present film from Northeast Historic Film collections by Amateur Cinema League founder Hiram Percy Maxim, and O.P. Geer's Poem of Montclair, 1933.

The program is 90 minutes long with live music. Film ticket information here,...

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 “I love Northeast Historic Film!  I have watched and purchased movies from them. They have done a great job preserving the early history and films of Maine.”  

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 Save the Dates! July 24-July 26, 2014 

for Visions of House and Home  
15th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium

Studies of amateur and non-theatrical films that examine house, home, and...
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Saturday, May 17 at 4 p.m., Northeast Historic Film Screening as part of Bangor Public Humanities Day
at Brick Church, 126 Union Street, Bangor

Free screening of early twentieth-century Maine moving images:
Ellis Brook Camp, February 1928 logging work with horses and Lombard tractors filmed by Tudor Gardiner (Maine governor, 1929-1933);
Bangor Firefighters’ Parade (Main Street), 1929;
and Circus Parade, Maine, 1929 (probably July 8, 1929, Sparks Circus on Railroad Street in Bangor.)

New transfers from original 16mm film will be presented (thank you, Joe Gardner, thank you MWA FlashTransfer Choice!)
This is the first public viewing of these moving images from the family of Charles Gilbert, who graduated from the University of Maine in...

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Alamo Theatre

Movies playing at the Alamo Theatre
Fri 21 Nov, 7:00 pm - Sat 22 Nov, 7:00 pm
Sun 23 Nov, 2:00 pm
Mon 24 Nov, 2:00 pm - Tue 25 Nov, 2:00 pm
Wed 26 Nov, 7:00 pm - Fri 28 Nov, 2:00 pm
Fri 28 Nov, 7:00 pm - Sat 29 Nov, 7:00 pm
Sun 30 Nov, 2:00 pm