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Stark Love: A Silent Masterpiece

posted June 1, 2010

Reprinted with permission from the Fall/Winter ’09 issue of Now & Then: The Appalachian Magazine, at the Center for Appalachian Studies and Services at East Tennessee State University. New York Times film critic Mordaunt Hall reviewed Stark Love in 1927. The Times makes you register to look at their “vintage” reviews, but it’s free.

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German Film Archive Online

posted June 1, 2010

Deutsche Kinemathek, the German national film archive, has posted a searchable database of its films available for distribution. Users can search the database of about 3,700 films by title, director, and cast. That provides detailed information about cast and crew, film synopses, and print information, as well as still photographs. Highlights of the collection include

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Film Representations of Indigenous Peoples

posted June 1, 2010

The 2010 Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, a multi-disciplinary gathering devoted to the history, theory, and preservation of moving images, is scheduled for Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24, in the coastal town of Bucksport, Maine. This year, the symposium will explore amateur and noncommercial filmmakers’ representations of indigenous peoples and cultures. In particular,

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International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

posted June 1, 2010

29 April – May 4, 2010 Oberhausen, Germany Oberhausen showcases short film as the fount of film experimentation and innovation, a hotbed of new ideas presented in moving images of many kinds: film and video, short fiction film or essay, installation, graduation film or artist’s video, animation, documentary, and hybrids of all those. Of about

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National Museum of the American Indian seeks interns

posted May 27, 2010

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National Museum of the American Indian Internship Program

posted May 27, 2010

The National Museum of the American Indian, in Washington DC, seeks students interested in gaining museum practice and program development experience to work as interns during four sessions lasting 10 weeks throughout the year. The positions are open to current or prospective graduate students in all fields of study, regardless of citizenship. Applicants must be

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William O’Farrell Fellowship Awarded

posted May 26, 2010

Northeast Historic Film has awarded its inaugural William O’Farrell Fellowship to Caitlin McGrath, a doctoral candidate in cinema and media studies at the University of Chicago. The Fellowship provides a stipend of $1,500 to support research at NHF, a regional moving image archives established in 1986 and located in Bucksport, Maine. NHF awards the O’Farrell

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“The Feature” at Anthology Film Archives

posted May 25, 2010

The Feature is video artist Michael Auder’s 2008 semi-autobiographical filmed diary, “with the archive of footage Auder has amassed over the decades providing much of the source material, alongside new scenes shot by co-director Andrew Neel (the grandson of painter Alice Neel).” Screens nightly at 7pm, with additional shows Saturday and Sunday at 3pm.

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Cinecon Classic Film Festival in Hollywood

posted May 25, 2010

Cinecon 46 will show “nearly thirty rare silent and early sound feature films and as many short subjects from the nation’s leading film archives and Hollywood studio vaults, and Cinecon is dedicated to showcasing unusual films that are rarely given public screenings.” Note preliminary schedule here.

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Caroline Frick Named Eastman House Curator

posted May 25, 2010

Caroline Frick has been named the sixth curator of motion pictures at George House International Museum of Photography and Film, which was founded 61 years ago, and is the third largest film archive in the US. Frick has worked in film preservation at Warner Bros., the Library of Congress, and the National Archives in Washington,

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