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Posts tagged ‘International Federation of Film Archives’
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May 16, 2013  |  Film
FIAF Congress 2013: A Visit to Barcelona’s Filmoteca de Cataluyna
Fimoteca de Catalunya in Barcelona

Filmoteca de Catalunya in Barcelona

Chief film curator Rajendra Roy and I attended the 69th congress of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), in Barcelona, Spain, April 21–27. Each year the member and associate film archives convene in a city where the annual congress is hosted by a local FIAF institution Read more

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October 28, 2010  |  Conservation, Film
Rescuing Mangue-Bangue
Mangue Bangue director Neville D’Ameida photographed during a comic moment, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2008

Mangue-Bangue director Neville D’Ameida photographed during a comic moment, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2008

I take my work as a curator very seriously. I consider myself fortunate to put into practice on a daily basis the knowledge I gained as an undergraduate and graduate film and art history student. But honestly, we’re not saving lives here at MoMA or finding the means for alternate energy sources that will sustain our planet for millennia. My mother is proud of my professional achievements too, but she’ll never have the chance to say to her friends “my daughter, the Nobel Prize winner.” Even so, the work of a film curator is significant, enduring, and critical to the history of cinema. Read more