Archive • June 2016

Joel Archer’s Quest for Film Revival

posted June 27, 2016

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In Queensland, Joel Archer brings elderly audiences alive with the movies of their heydays – then he goes out and scours aging or abandoned cinemas for missing screen gems. And he has found some memorable ones.

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Ruby Bridges, 6, Symbol of Desegregation

posted June 3, 2016

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Thanks to a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation, Amistad Research Center will restore and make accessible rare footage of Ruby Bridges, a little girl who in 1960 found herself at the forefront of school desegregation in New Orleans.

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