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)