Archival Screening Night: The Roadshow
Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 – Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Presented by Sandra Yates, archivist & special collections librarian at the McGovern Historical Center in the Texas Medical Center Library
What a special treat! For the first time, the Association of Moving Images Archivists (AMIA) is touring a compilation that samples films restored by film archives around the world. Featuring some 20 films from the silent era through Stonewall, in genres spanning jazz, animation, comedy, history, ethnography, dance, and more, this program shows that the efforts of the preservationists are a cause for celebration. Watch the lively trailer for a preview.
About the Speaker
Sandra Yates manages the preservation and access to the Texas Medical Center Library's special collections, including rare books, audiovisual materials, photographs, institutional records, personal papers, and digital materials. She is active in the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and a core member of the Community Archiving Workshop (CAW), for which she is the online resources consultant on the CAW Training of Trainers project, sponsored by AMIA with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Tickets for Archival Screening Night: The Roadshow
Friday, November 8, 2019 7 p.m.
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