David's blog

Jul
24

The Business is Open but the Building is Closed

Submitted by David

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 to call ahead.

Jan
24

2019: The Year in Review

Submitted by David

Here is a quick look at events which took place last year. To review earlier years click About Us, then History.

May
8

NHF awards 2019 O'Farrell Fellowship to Tara Merenda Nelson

Submitted by David

Northeast Historic Film is pleased to announce that Tara Merenda Nelson, Curator of Moving Image Collections at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY, has been awarded the 2019 annual research fellowship.  The William O'Farrell Fellowship is awarded each year to an individual to conduct research at NHF toward a publication, production or presentation based on moving image history and culture.  The O'Farrell Fellowship is sponsored by Jim Lindner, a friend of Bill O’Farrell as well as a long-time mentor, and supporter of the archives. 

Apr
12

2018: The Year in Review

Submitted by David

Here is a quick look at events that took place last year. To see earlier years, click History.  

Aug
20

The adventurous types get all the attention. By Emma Prichard

Submitted by David

Northeast Historic Film's Reid Family Collection contains the films of the globe trekking, film-making Christine Reid, which were recently featured in an article published by Atlas Obscura.   www.atlasobscura.com/articles/christine-reid-documentary-film 

May
11

Visit The Woman Behind The Camera

Submitted by David

 We, and our partners, the Lesbian Home Movie Project and the Chicago Film Archives have been working away on a major new project. It will be complete by the end of 2018 but you can get a sneak peek by reading some of the blog posts about it.

http://womanbehindthecamera.org/home 

Jan
24

The Political / The Personal: The Global and Local Function of Regional Media

Submitted by David
Call For Proposals 
19th Annual NHF Summer Symposium to be held July 19-21, 2018 
-Seeking presentation proposals from archivists, collectors and academics-
Proposals Due: March 15, 2018
Conceptually conne
Jan
5

REACHING OUT TO THE PEOPLE OF MAINE

Submitted by David
NHF just received a grant from the Davis Family Foundation to enhance our presentation programs across the state, as well as in the Alamo Theatre.  
 
Increasingly you will find our moving images on DVDs in libraries schools and stores, a growing amount of digitized material on our website, and programs shown on MPTV and other TV stations. Yet we don't want to abandon real face-to-face shows in front of audiences.
Oct
22

New Faces at NHF

Submitted by David

Our CLIR grant, The Woman Behind the Camera, has given us the chance to add two new talented staff members.

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