David's blog

Mar
13

O'Farrell Fellowship Application Deadline April 15!

Submitted by David
The William O'Farrell Fellowship is awarded each year to an individual engaged in research based on moving image history and culture. Apply now! A BIG thank you to 2016 donors: Ray Edmondson, Jim Henderson, Michael Hutcherson, James L.
Mar
6

Sell-outs at the Alamo?

Submitted by David

 In the last few months it has happened several times.  I apologize to those we had to turn away, but I'm happy to see folks coming out to see a show!

Why is this happening? 

First: We are showing good movies.  Jane does a wonderful job of identifying excellent movies which will appeal to our audience.

Jan
7

NHF receives $322,000 CLIR grant

Submitted by David

 As the lead partner on the grant, titled The Woman Behind the Camera: Home Movies and Amateur Film by Women, 1925-1997, NHF will embark on an 18-month project to digitize home movies and amateur film and video made by women in the 20th century, and to make this material accessible online and to researchers.

Jan
7

NHF receives $322,000 CLIR grant

Submitted by David

 As the lead partner on the grant, titled The Woman Behind the Camera: Home Movies and Amateur Film by Women, 1925-1997, NHF will embark on an 18-month project to digitize home movies and amateur film and video made by women in the 20th century, and to make this material accessible online and to researchers.

Dec
5

Please make a gift to the Annual Fund

Submitted by David

NHF's Annual Fund is the largest source of unrestricted gifts to the archives.

Your gift cares for collections and supports year-round operations including the Alamo Theatre. 

Feb
24

16th Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium Call For Proposals

Submitted by David
Wunderkino 5
Moving Images of War and Peace
CFP: April 20, 2015
The organizers of the 2015 Northeast Historic Film (NHF) Summer Symposium (Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Saturday, July 25, 2015)  invite proposals featuring studies of amateur, educational, industrial, and non-theatrical films that examine war and peace.
Feb
18

Call for 2015 William S. O'Farrell Fellowship Applications

Submitted by David

We are now accepting applications for the 2015 William S. O'Farrell Fellowship! For more information about how to apply please visit: http://oldfilm.org/content/william-s-ofarrell-fellowship

Jan
12

Brook Minner to Lead NHF

Submitted by David

NHF’s Board of Directors has chosen Brook Ewing Minner to become its new Executive Director, succeeding David S. Weiss in March.

Dec
3

NHF 2014 Annual Fund

Submitted by David
Our 2014 Annual Fund letters just went into the mail.  If we mistakenly left you off the list but you would like to participate, read on and I'll give you two easy options.
Oct
30

Museum of Modern Art screening, Tuesday, Nov 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Submitted by David

Percy Maxim, Hiram P. Maxim's daughter, in the subtle trick film, Scarf Dance, 1930. 
Join us in NY when Orphans at MoMA features Amateur Cinema League-related works. As part of the program David Weiss will present film from Northeast Historic Film collections by Amateur Cinema League founder Hiram Percy Maxim, and O.P. Geer's Poem of Montclair, 1933.
http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/film_screenings/22282

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