This year marks DER’s 50th anniversary! We invite you to join us in celebrating our history and to help us as we look toward the next 50 years. Check out our schedule of events, taking place in Boston, New York, and Los Angeles. We hope to see you there!READ MORE
In September, DER’s Executive Director, Alice Apley, published an article in Anthropology Now about DER’s important, and ever-changing, role in film preservation. Read an excerpt from the article, “On The Matter of Film.”READ MORE
We are excited to announce that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded DER a $50,000 planning grant for the development of Cinepedia Ethnographica, a first-of-its-kind open access catalog of ethnographic film.READ MORE
Palabres Animées du Griot is our new collection of stop-motion films, full of lively animations ranging from folk tales to political critiques, by pioneering Congolese animator Jean-Michel Kibushi.READ MORE
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