1. B-Film Keeper (2009)


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    A 1940s silent instructional film damaged by water shows different bee-keeping activities and how to make honey. The film illustrates how to work with the popular "movable frames" beehive. The idea…

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    • "These Amazing Shadows" Theatrical Trailer


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      Trailer for the documentary, "These Amazing Shadows." The story of the National Film Registry and the power of the movies. 2011 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection. theseamazingshadows.com

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      • Paolo Cherchi Usai, Haghefilm Foundation


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        The Haghefilm Foundation, located in Amsterdam, is a living laboratory for moving image preservation. Its founder and director, Paolo Cherchi Usai, speaks about what the Foundation does and how it…

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        • Preserving Thanhouser: Past, Present and Future


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          This three minute video was produced for the 2010 Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) annual conference and short film competition. It documents the Thanhouser Company history and preservation…

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          • Orphan Ist


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            Yes, the question on everyone's mind - what IS an orphan film?! See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orphan_film Shot and edited at the 2005 Orphan Film Symposium at the University of South Carolina…

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            • Digital Nitrate


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              A tribute to the hard work of film preservationist worldwide. The combination of my three cinematic passions: Film preservation, documentaries and experimental film, all together as a summary of…

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              • Shea Stadium Old Timers Baseball


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                Side to side comparision between two preservation elements of this newsreel.

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                • A Discussion with Martin Scorsese at LACMA


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                  "Movies are the memories of our lifetime. We need to keep them alive." -Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese talks all things cinema discussing fascinating perspectives on the medium and how it deserves…

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                  • MEIFF '09 MASTER CLASS - Paolo Cherchi Usai: Preserving the Film Heritage of the Arab World


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                    Digital technology has revolutionized the work of film archives and museums, allowing unprecedented access to their collections. However, digital film conservation is also a double-edged sword, in…

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