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Closing credits: Cinematheque says goodbye to its home of 29 years

CLEVELAND, Ohio – In addition to spreading the joys of cinema, being the head of an alternative art-house theater sometimes means walking into a dark closet carrying a wad of cash.

http://www.cleveland.com/moviebuff/index.ssf/2015/07/closing_credits_cinematheque_s.html

AP releases a million minutes of filmed history to YouTube

The collection of more than 550,000 digitised video stories dates from 1895 to the present day and it is claimed to be the largest upload of historical news content on the video-sharing platform.
 

Read more here: http://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2015/jul/22/ap-releases-a-million-minutes-of-filmed-history-to-youtube

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IOC preserves a century of Olympics history

The archives captured some of the most iconic, and curious, moments in Olympic history, from pictures of the first modern-era games in Athens in 1896 to a sack race in St. Louis, Missouri eight years later.

More:  http://news.yahoo.com/ioc-preserves-century-olympics-history-151222491.html;_ylt=AwrTcdfCHqhVASsAM9RjmolQ


 

This Nuclear Bunker Film Preservation Article Will Make You Respect Video Conservation

"All told, the preservation process can take anywhere from a few months to 10 years—like it did with 'All Quiet on the Western Front.'"

Read more here: 

http://www.indiewire.com/article/this-nuclear-bunker-film-preservation-article-will-make-you-respect-video-conservation-20150708

Director Frank Borzage's 'transcendent view of love' fuels UCLA film series

In a career that spanned more than four decades, Borzage directed some of the most romantically idealized films ever made, including 1927's "7th Heaven" with Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell, 1932's "A Farewell to Arms" starring Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes, and 1932's "After Tomorrow" with Farrell and Marian Nixon.

Summer Newsletter

Rare, moving images of survivors of the 1915 Armenian genocide will be shown in Bologna

A significant historical source that was discovered completely by chance, buried away and forgotten in the US Library of Congress, the silent film dates from 1923 and includes images of children packed onto boats in Turkey and lines of refugees trudging along roads.


Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/afp-rare-images-of-armenian-genocide-survivors-on-show-in-italy-2015-7#ixzz3egj5OLag

The Reel Thing: August 20-22, 2015 in Los Angeles

Registration is now open for the  35th Reel Thing Technical Symposium.  Held at the Linwood Dunn Theatre in Hollywood, The Reel Thing will run August 20-22, opening with a reception and screening on August 20th, The Reel Thing will , to take place in Los Angeles over the course of three days, August 20 – 22, 2015, including an opening night reception and screening on August 20.

Summer Membership Directory

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http://www.amianet.org/member-central/member-directory

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