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2021/2022

Everything is back to normal-ish! Thanks to many generous people, and a lot of furious grant writing, Northeast Historic Film is doing business as usual and everything is just the same, only different. Let me explain. First of all, the staff is all still here. Despite the difficulties, getting furloughed and all that, everyone stayed

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Amateur Movie Making

Edited by Martha J. McNamara and Karan Sheldon A compelling regional and historical study that transforms our understanding of film history, Amateur Movie Making demonstrates how amateur films and home movies stand as testaments to the creative lives of ordinary people, enriching our experience of art and the everyday. Here we encounter the lyrical and visually expressive

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Discovering What is Hidden in the WCVB Collection

Outside the lupin was blooming, and inside NHF the inventory for the WCVB Collection, the subject of our new CLIR (Council on Library and Information Resources) grant, grew to more than 4,700 items, up from early estimations of about 2,400 when the grant was written. During the inventory each item of this new acquisition was

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The Alamo is Opening Friday, July 2, 2021

The Alamo Theatre is Re-Opening on Friday, July 2, 2021. We will continue to follow the guidance of the Maine CDC and the Governor. If you aren’t fully vaccinated, we suggest you wear a face covering and will provide one if you don’t have one. (Being aware that you are vulnerable if you are eating.)

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The Business is Open but the Building is Closed

In an attempt to keep the public and our staff as safe as possible; the Alamo Theatre has closed until further notice and the Summer Symposium for 2020 has been cancelled. The archive is up and operating, although our hours are somewhat variable, so if you are picking up or dropping off it is best

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2019 Symposium

Northeast Historic Film 19th Annual Summer Symposium A is for Amateur July 18-20, 2019 Register Online Now! Download this as a PDF  SCHEDULE OF PRESENTATIONS Thursday, July 18: 6:00 pm Alamo Lobby Social Mixer / Reception 6:30 pm – Presentation of the 2018 OFarrell Fellowship winner: Martin Johnson (UNC) Exhibitors! Stop Being the Goat! The

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2018 Symposium

Northeast Historic Film 19th Annual Summer Symposium The Political / The Personal The Global and Local Function of Regional Media July 19-21, 2018 Register Online Now! Download this as a PDF    SCHEDULE OF PRESENTATIONS Thursday, July 19th: Opening Reception and Special Presentations 6:00 pm – Alamo Lobby Social Mixer / Reception 6:30 pm –

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2017 Symposium

Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium July 20-22, 2017 Bucksport, Maine, USA REGISTER NOW Regional Moving Image Collections and Archives in the 21st Century Twenty-first century regional moving image archives discover and collect increasingly diverse audiovisual artifacts. Join us for an international gathering featuring two days of screenings and discussions on the coast of Maine. Each

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2015 Symposium

16th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium Wunderkino 5 Moving Images of War and Peace Thursday, July 23 through Saturday, July 25, 2015 Register for the 16th annual NHF Summer Symposium here. Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the multiple uses

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