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Join us with your home movies, Dec 5

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Home Movie Night at the Storefront Library
Saturday, December 5, 5:00-8:00pm. Here’s an Event Flyer—help us spread the word.

This event is brought to you by the Boston hosts of the annual nationwide Home Movie Day. Home Movie Day celebrates amateur film by inviting people to bring their films to be screened. We will show film on super 8, 8mm, and 16mm, as well as DVD and VHS (limit 5 minutes, and tapes must be cued ahead of time). Local film archivists will be on hand to discuss home movie preservation. If you don’t have films to show, come down and watch someone else’s! Check-in with your films at 5pm; Films will screen 6-8pm. Refreshments provided. For more information, contact Amy Sloper, Harvard Film Archive Assistant Film Conservator at 617-496-8394, or [email protected]

From the folks at Home Movie Day:

Why home movies?  Because these little films, or your grandma’s, or the ones you found at the junkyard, are unique and personal, potentially interesting, funny, pretty, fascinating and strange, and certainly worth a watch.  Be the star of the show!  Home Movie Day provides the opportunity for individuals and families to see and share their own home movies with an audience of their community, and to see their neighbors’ in turn. It’s a chance to discover why to care about these films and to learn how best to care for them.

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