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"Amateur Films From the Academy Film Archive"

Basil Rathbone
November 5, 2012 - 7:30 pm
Lynne Kirste, Academy Film Archive

Amateur Films From the Academy Film Archive

Curator Lynne Kirste discusses collecting, preserving, and making accessible amateur films, illustrating her talk with clips from home movies and amateur films preserved by the Academy Film Archive. Footage of a Japanese American family in Los Angeles in the 1920s, behind-the-scenes of Gone with the Wind, James Wong Howe in San Francisco and more, will illuminate a discussion of the joys and challenges of amateur film in an archival context.

Approx. TRT: 80 min.

Note: This screening takes place at the James Bridges Theater on the UCLA campus.