Archives for December2014

Happy New Year from ACSN!

Rouleau family celebrating New Years Eve in 1953-1954 (Chicago Film Archives)

New Book: ‘Amateur Cinema: The Rise of North American Moviemaking, 1923-1960’

Recently published ‘Amateur Cinema.The Rise of North American Moviemaking, 1923-1960‘ by Charles Tepperman (University of California Press, December 2014)

‘Hollywood and Vine’: YouTube and amateur ‘influencers’

See Tad Friends’s article ‘Hollywood and Vine. The entertainment industry seeks the future in viral video‘ in The New Yorker, 15 December 2014.

‘Rescuing the Evidence: Three Minutes in Poland’

New book: ‘Three Minutes in Poland‘ by Glenn Kurtz (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, November 2014) tells the story of identifying people in a 1938 16 mm Kodachrome home movie made in a small, predominantly Jewish town in Poland.

La Ciotat: regional history taught with amateur films

See Cinémémoire: Ateliers cinéma et histoire avec les élèves du collège Virebelle de La Ciotat

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