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2020 Media Mixer – Experimental Sound Studios’ Quarantine Series

ion. This year’s event will be hosted by Amy Beste, curator of Conversations at the Edge over at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, and the Director of Public Programs and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is also a member of CFA’s Board. The 2020 Media Mixer artists are: Jean Sousa and Kioto Aoki Jiayi Chen and Ronnie Kuller Rob Christop…

Roommate + CFA Films !

Evolution of Landscapes (Bert Van Bork, 1986, 16mm.) On June 2nd, Chicago’s Roommate (led by singer/songwriter and video artist Kent Lambert) commences their Hideout residency by playing along (in ambient duo formation) to 16mm films from our vault. Evolution of Landscapes (Bert Van Bork, 1986, 16mm., 19 min.) Cities: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP, 1984, 16mm., 5.5 min.) Monuments to Erosion (Bert Van Bork, 1974,…

Mi Raza: Portrait of a Family

mente Sr. teaches his son to make a special goat soup. Susan Stechnij previously worked as an applied anthropologist in the largely Mexican-American neighborhoods of Pilsen and Little Village. She often used an early portable video camera to record visual data in the community for her research and as a historical document for the Mexican-American community it depicts. This dual concern of creating work to be utilized both by scholars and the peop…

CFA Collections Go Online!

n (often there are hundreds of films in a collection!), each film is then hand-inspected, cataloged and digitized.  Once this process is completed, we have a detailed understanding of the condition and content of each film or video in the collection. What you will see on our website We have organized the Explore Collections portion of our website in much the same way…through the lens of the collection.  That lens might be a Midwestern family like…

Martin Scorcese’s 2013 Jefferson Lecture

lection has been his advocacy and involvement in film preservation. Scorsese’s team contacted CFA for images from CFA’s Hiawatha preservation project, completed in 2010 with help from Colorlab, one of the very few labs in the world who continue to do photo-chemical film preservation. The lecture will be live streamed on the web this Monday, April 1, at 7:30pm EST and 6:30 CST. For further details about the event, please visit: http://www.neh.gov…

IMAGINATION MUSIC: Dixon and Wright

rformance footage of Wright. Director Don Klugman won the “Coupe Kodak-Pathe” prize for NIGHTSONG at Cannes in 1965.  The film was named one of the “Ten Best Winners” in the Amateur Cinema League’s 1964 International Film and Video Festival, for its expressive use of color.  The CFA 16mm archival preservation print of NIGHTSONG (funded by the National Film Preservation Foundation) will be screened on March 2. THE FACTS OF LIFE (1982), Dir. Gilber…

CFA Out of the Office at Midwest Archives Conference & Nitrate Picture Show

current operations, I was also grateful to get a perspective on access in the context of other workplaces and in the context of non-film collections. The final theme I saw is a theme that has taken over the archives and film world: digital. A panel titled “I Jumped In, Now What? Keeping your Head about Water with Born-Digital Materials” discussed working through the discomfort of acclimating to a digital workflow for the first time. …

CICERO MARCH IS SELECTED FOR NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY

ms in LA. He died in a helicopter crash while working on his last film. Heartfelt congratulations go to William Cottle who is the surviving principle member of the Film Group. He and his wife Judy live in Winnetka, IL. In the video below, Robert Lucas recalls the 1966 march in Cicero after a CFA Screening (“To Bear Witness: The Question of Violence”) held at the ICE Theater in 2006.   CICERO MARCH is available for viewing both …

CFA Media Mixer 2016 (in review)

We had a lot of fun on June 9th at the 5th annual Media Mixer and are extremely thrilled with the videos produced by this year’s line-up! Thanks to all who came and participated, but if you couldn’t make it (or if you just want to watch them again), we now have two of the videos available to stream below. And if you’re new to the Media Mixer in general, the premise of the annual event is simple: three filmmakers, paired with th…

A Spotlight on Mort & Millie Goldsholl

(University of California Berkley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive), looks at Chicago’s connection to the twentieth-century modernist movement and discusses how and why the Windy City continues to drive the modern world. More specifically, it looks at the key Chicago figures or innovators entrenched in modernism, from “the radical social and artistic perspectives implemented by Jane Addams, John Dewey, and Buckminster Fuller to …

About Home Movies

THE TWO JUNIS, 1939 (from the Ferd Isserman Collection) Home Movies are important visual records of our history – not just an individual family’s history, but also our cultural history. During the mid-twentieth century, communities around the world stocked 8mm, Super 8mm, 9.5mm and 16mm film rolls on their drugstore shelves so anyone could record his or her own family activities. Today, home movies can show us things that regular his…

Chicago Home Movie Day 2020: Online and On TV!

th of life in the ’30s, and lots of raging mid-century adult Halloween parties. Donations optional but appreciated! See https://www.centerforhomemovies.org/events/ for other Home Movie Day events happening across the world! …

Chicago Home Movie Day 2020

th of life in the ’30s, and lots of raging mid-century adult Halloween parties. Donations optional but appreciated! See https://www.centerforhomemovies.org/events/ for other Home Movie Day events happening across the world!   …

LORD THING (screening 1)

Beall.  Little-known today, DeWitt Beall was a filmmaker who seemed to work independently from other documentary filmmakers of the time.  His films grapple with social justice issues as well as the conservation of our natural world. **Big acknowledgments to Michael W. Phillips Jr. - South Side Projections - and Rebecca Zorach for identifying and presenting this tape at the South Side Community Arts Center in 2011. …

Archival Collections Management

ost your digitized film collection and their catalog records for public access through the CFA website. Under your organization’s name, films will be available to stream for anyone visiting CFA’s website, any time, around the world. The digital files will also be stored on CFA’s internal servers, ensuring digital preservation with regular backups. For more information about this service, visit the Digital Collections Hosting page.   …