The Fifth Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium: The
Moving Image as Biography, Friday, July 30, and Saturday, July 31,
The Northeast Historic Film Summer Film Symposium is a
multi-disciplinary symposium devoted to the history, theory, and
preservation of moving images. Entering its fifth year, the Symposium
is noted for bringing together archivists, scholars, and artists in an
intimate setting, Northeast Historic Film, located in Bucksport, Maine.
The Symposium takes place in Northeast Historic Film’s Alamo
Theatre, a cinema with 35mm film projectors as well as video and
Michael Aronson (University of Oregon), "Collecting Memories,
Producing History: Charlie Silveus and his Local Views, Waynesburg,
Maree Delofski (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia), "The Trouble
with Merle" (2002).
Robert Goff (University of Massachusetts-Boston/Providence College),
"Entertaining White America: Biographical Images of Sammy Davis Jr.,
in Print and on Film."
Jan-Christopher Horak (Hollywood Entertainment Museum),
"Displaced Images: Jonas Mekas’ 'Reminiscences of a Journey to
Adele Ray (Eugene Lang College / NYU [SCPS]), "Dispelling American
Cultural Stereotypes with the Personal: 'El Paso Vietnam'."
Dwight Swanson (Milwaukee Public Libraries / Midwest Media
Archives Association), "Moving Images, New Media and
Pamela Wintle (Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian
Institution), "Will the Real Mrs. Rowe Please Stand Up?"
Screenings presented by Snowden Becker, Bob Brodsky, and Toni
Registration for two days, including coffee breaks and lunches is $50.
Please visit the Northeast Historic Film website (www.oldfilm.org) and
click on the link for the Summer Film Symposium for full descriptions
of the presentations and the registration form.
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