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Spotlight Archive

Licensed from the Archive
Joan Didion

Media Licensing

Footage licensed from the Archive has appeared in many notable projects for the big screen, television, museums and more.

Latin American Cinema
No dejes la puerta abierta

in Los Angeles, 1930-1960

A celebration of the golden age cinemas of Mexico, Argentina and Cuba, ranging from expressionistic noirs to sparkling screwball comedies.  Part of the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative.

Behind Every Good Man

Watch Online

This restored independent short film is a rare and illuminating portrait of an African-American trans woman in 1960s Los Angeles.

AMIA Conference 2017
Robert Gitt

Archive Blog

Moving image specialists from across the field will share their work at the AMIA Annual Conference.  The Archive will be represented by Robert Gitt, recipient of the Silver Light Award, Mark Quigley and Todd Wiener.

Archival Spaces Blog
Nordisk Film Company

Memory, Images, History

Archive director Jan-Christopher Horak explores moving images, history and more.