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San Francisco Home Movie Day

Date:
Saturday, August 14, 2004
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Stephen Parr
Location Details:
San Francisco Media Archive
275 Capp Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


San Francisco Home Movie Day
EVENT: Home Movie Day is an international day celebrating the celluloid home movies from communities around the world. It will take place in large and small cities across the globe and feature home movies brought in by the public. Francisco Home Movie Day will feature public screenings, presentations by film archivists, preservationists, collectors, film donors and a reception for the public. Interested members of the community that have home movies of any format(16mm, Reg 8mm, Super 8mm) are welcome to bring them into the archive before and during the event to have them inspected, evaluated and viewed. Mayor Gavin Newsom has just issued a proclamation declaring August 14th San Francisco Home Movie Day.
TIME: Saturday, August 14, 2004 from 12:00PM to 11:00PM
VENUE: The San Francisco Media Archive, 275 Capp Street, San Francisco
The San Francisco Media Archive is a non profit organization dedicated to the acquisition, preservation and accessibility of culturally significant films and media.
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public. RSVP requested
INFO+RESERVATIONS: For further information and reservations to review your films or for events please email archive@sfm.org 415.558.8117 or complete lists of international events please visit http://www.homemovieday.com For a list of San Francisco events call 415.558.8117.


San Francisco Home Movie Day Events
The first annual Home Movie Day, held last August 16, 2003 was a major international success story with hundreds of attendees across the United States and Japan. The events received major press coverage in the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle and NPR’s All Things Considered radio program. This year promises to be more widely recieved. The San Francisco Media Archive will present a host of events on Home Movie Day, Saturday, August 14th.

Home Movie Film Clinic
12:00-6:00PM the San Francisco Media archive will examine, inspect, repair and clean any films brought in to our facility by the public. We will also screen your films for you. Films donated to the archive will be transferred free of charge and video copies given to donors at a later date. Please RSVP as space is limited.


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San Francisco Home Movie Day Events

San Francisco Stories
6:00-8:00PM The San Francisco Media Archive will host San Francisco Stories, a program featuring selections from donor home movies. This event will showcase rare family home movies with a narration by long time SF and Bay Area residents and home movie donors. This event will examine family life in the Bay Area in the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s through the eyes of families who lived and filmed it. If you would like to participate please contact the archive directly at 415.558.8117.

San Francisco Home Movie Screening
8:00-10:00PM Bay Area archivists and collectors will curate and be on hand to present and discuss a collection of some of their most rare, unique and entertaining San Francisco home movies from their collections. Featured curators and archivists include(to be confirmed) Craig Baldwin(“The Witches Sabbath, a wonderful color home movie of a San Francisco Halloween masquerade party from 1961), Scott Stark (“Catholic Schoolgirl Pilgrimage”) and SFMA director Stephen Parr’s National Film Preservation Foundation’s preserved films “San Francisco in Cinemascope”(Color, 1958) featuring footage of the Filmore, the Mission district and many other panoramic views of San Francisco taken by amateur filmmaker Dr. Frank S. Zach as well as Zach’s “Welcome San Francisco Moiveimakers”(B+W, 1961)

Home Movie Day Reception
10:00-12:00PM The San Francisco Media Archive will host a Home Movie Day Reception. Meet the staff of SFMA, curators and other film collectors and enjoy the cinematic experience of selected slient home movies playing in our screening room. Please RSVP for the reception.


About the San Francisco Media Archive
The San Francisco Media Archive is a non profit institution dedicated to the acquistion, preservation and accessibility of culturally significant films and related media.The archive presents public screenings, seminars and has a home movie program offering free film to video transfers. In 2003 the SF Weekly called the San Francisco Media Archive “The Best Film Preserve in the Bay Area”. For more information visit our website at http://www.sfm.org or email us at archive@sfm.org.
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