Archives for November2012

Small Gauge & Amateur Film Committee Meeting – AMIA 2012

Small Gauge & Amateur Film Committee meeting and ‘A Decade of Home Movie Day’ panel at AMIA 2012 , 4th – 7th December 2012.

‘Rebuilding Coventry’ by MACE

Produced by The Media Archive for Central England (MACE), ‘Rebuilding Coventry tells the story of how the city rose phoenix-like from the ashes. Using both amateur and professional footage spanning from 1948 to 1980, these short films have been researched, narrated and produced by Zara Healy from the University of Lincoln’s School of Media.’

‘Private Pasts and Future Publics‘, research project by Daniel Mauro (Texas,US)

Private Pasts and Future Publics‘–  Daniel Mauro (University of Texas at Austin, US) explores research questions such as whether home movies are ‘truly “representative” of the everyday on a larger scale?’ and  ’Do curators/filmmakers/scholars/etc. have the goal of making these films representative, or, is it the context of their selection that necessarily positions them on a representative scale?’.

‘Le cinéma algérien en liberté’ (in Super 8) by Ahmed Zir

11 Nov.’12  – Screening of ‘Le cinéma algérien en liberté‘ by Ahmed Zir during the Rencontres Internationales des 25 Instants Vidéo, Marseille.

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