Oct 24, 2013

Oct. 27 = World Day for AV Heritage at Brooklyn Historical Society

Here's the program for Sunday's SURVEILLANCE, a World Day for Audiovisual Heritage event at the Brooklyn Historical Society (and its new theater!)

See also http://wdavh.tumblr.com

Introduction by Julia Kim (NYU MIAP) and Jacob Nadal (Brooklyn Historical Society)

LES GIRLS (1980) 8 min. Directed by Beryl Sokoloff
Presenters: Crista Grauer with Rebecca Fraimow (Dance Heritage Coalition)

MAIN STREET, USA (1960) 15 min.
aka Small Town, aka Small Town Surveillance, aka Main Street, aka Small Town Espionage
National Archives and Records Administration
Presenter: Rachel Moskowitz, the Winthrop Group

[Archival material from Tibetan Envoy Mission] (1979-80) 12 min.
Presenter: Tenzin Phuntsog, Director, Tibet Film Archive

JOE DiMAGGIO 1, 2, 3 (1991) 11 min.
Directed by Ann McGuire; Courtesy of Video Data Bank
Introduced by Dan Streible

[Patrol Car Video] (2011) 12 min.
Presenter: Snowden Becker (UCLA Moving Image Archive Studies, Program Manager)

Presenter:  Nicole Martin, Multimedia Archivist and Systems Manager, Human Rights Watch

COMINGS AND GOINGS (1979/2009) 10 min. excerpt
Presenter: artist Peter d'Agostino (Temple University)

Oct 15, 2013

Let There Be Light: A Celebration of Moving Image Preservation

in honor of Robert Sklar 

Bob Sklar (2010)                                                                                John Huston (1946)

Let There Be Light: 

A Celebration of Moving Image Preservation

1:00 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2013

Michelson Theater, 721 Broadway, 6th floor
Department of Cinema Studies, Tisch School of the Arts

RSVP:  cinemastudiesevents@gmail.com

1:00 pm  Welcome, Mary Schmidt Campbell, Dean, Tisch School of the Arts

Announcement of the Sklar Scholarships: Richard Allen, Chair, NYU Cinema Studies

Remarks on Robert Sklar and Let There Be Light:  Dr. Adrienne Harris

MIAP at 10: Howard Besser, Director

“The Preservation and Digital Restoration of Let There Be Light 
Criss Kovac (National Archives and Records Administration)

2:00 pm screening: Let There Be Light (John Huston, 1946) 58 min.

(followed by coffee break)

4:00-6:00 pm Reflections on Let There Be Light

chair: Chris Straayer 

“Introducing Huston and his Wartime Work" 

Dana Polan (NYU Cinema Studies)

“Undesirable: Rehabilitating Soldiers in the Post-World War II Moment”

Hannah Zeavin (NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication)

“Paralysis and Logorrhea, Observation and Reenactment: Let There Be Light and Its Orphaned Opposite(s)”

Noah Tsika (Queens College CUNY)

“Play It Again”

Jonathan Kahana (UC Santa Cruz, Center for Documentary Arts and Research)


Oct 13, 2013

Orphans Midwest Proofs


Left: A/V Geeks 16 mil projection (IU Art Museum reception).       Right:  Mona Jimenez talks ETC. 

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"Orphans Midwest" was a hit! 

Proof here.

 Cinema Studies | MIAP

thanks the coalition at

Indiana University 

Cinema  |  Libraries  |  Film Archive  |  Media School 

for a stimulating symposium on Materiality and the Moving Image.

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COMING SOON from IU Cinema: 

Orphans Midwest:  The DCP!