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Amateur Night: Home Movies from American Archives

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Sunday, October 16th at 7 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Amateur Night: Home Movies from American Archives

Presented by Dwight Swanson of The Center for Home Movies Dramatic, funny, poignant and even strange, "Amateur Night" presents 16 amateur films from the collections and preservation efforts of American film archives, including two from the Academy Film Archive.

Piecing together family moments, historical scenes, animation, drama, comic routines and travelogues dating from 1915 to 2005, this groundbreaking compilation demonstrates the eclectic array of entertainment, innovation and enlightenment found in home movies. Featuring films by Average Joes alongside notables like Alfred Hitchcock, Richard Nixon, animator Helen Hill and Smokey Bear, "Amateur Night" adds to the images archival audio, commentaries from family members, and newly recorded music.

Blown up from the original reels to 35mm, "Amateur Night" is a feature-length big screen journey into the eclectic past of small-gauge filmmaking.


Tickets
$5 general admission/$3 Academy members and students with a valid ID. On sale starting October 3 online, by mail, and in person at the Academy Box Office.

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Event Information

When
Sunday, October 16th at 7 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Where
Linwood Dunn Theater
1313 Vine Street
Hollywood, CA 90028

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