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Stacks of archived footage
November 17, 2011 - 11:33 am
November 17, 2011 - 11:33 am

The one-day L.A. Rebellion symposium, organized by Jacqueline Stewart and Allyson Nadia Field on November 12, 2011, was a smashing success. In addition to having many out-of-town scholars at the conference, we were privileged to have many L.A.

Stacks of archived footage
November 10, 2011 - 12:16 pm

Back in July 2010, I posted a blog about lecturing to a group of eager film students in Cologne, Germany, at the Internationale Filmschule (IFS).

Stacks of archived footage
November 4, 2011 - 11:10 am
November 4, 2011 - 11:10 am

To get to the Národní Filmový Archiv (Czech National Film Archive) in the Žižkov district from Vysočny, where my 82-year-old aunt lives and I stay when in Prague, I take a subway to almost the center of town to Florenc, then backtrack by bus to Malešická Street, where I’m deposited not one hundred yards from the Archive.

Stacks of archived footage
October 28, 2011 - 9:35 am

I couldn’t make it to the screening of Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema at UCLA, a new documentary film/work-in-progress by Zeinabu irene Davis. On first viewing, it promises to be the definitive statement by the filmmakers of the L.A.

Stacks of archived footage
October 21, 2011 - 1:40 pm

This year’s “Days of Silent Film,” held October 1-8 in Pordenone, Italy, was very much a mixed bag, including canonical works, like Leopold Jessner’s Backstairs (1923), Chaplin and Keaton, previously lost Italian silents, programs of early cinema, the Th

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