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Archival Spaces: Memory, Images, History

Stacks of archived footage
September 29, 2011 - 10:50 am
September 29, 2011 - 10:50 am

After almost three years of intense preparation, our film exhibition program “L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema” is nearing completion. The program is printed, our catalog at the printers.

Stacks of archived footage
September 16, 2011 - 8:50 am

On the first day of “The Reel Thing XXVII” in August at the Academy Film Library, participants were treated to a sneak preview of a “work-in-progress,” a 2K digital restoration of The Loves of Pharaoh (Das Weib des Pharao, 1921).

I intuitively knew as soon as I saw this still from Haile Gerima’s Ashes & Embers (1982) that it had to be our signature image for the Archive’s fall program at the Billy Wilder Theater,  “L.A.

Stacks of archived footage
August 18, 2011 - 9:51 am

Since its founding in 1994, the San Francisco Silent Film Festival has become the most important event of its kind in the United States.

Stacks of archived footage
August 5, 2011 - 11:04 am

Screen is one of the most venerated journals of Anglo-American film studies. Founded in 1959 as Screen Education by the British Film Institute, it was renamed Screen in January 1969.

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