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    2018 End-of-Year Review

    This past year had us busy as ever as we celebrated our 50th anniversary all while we released new films, restored classic DER works, launched a brand new website, and so much more. We’re so proud to share with you everything we’ve accomplished in 2018.

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    Yanomamö Films Preservation Update

    The first 2K digital scans of the remastered Yanomamö films have come back from the lab and we couldn’t wait to share them with you. Check out a sneak preview of the work in progress!

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    DER Featured in WBUR's The ARTery

    A recent feature in WBUR’S The ARTery takes a look back at 50 years of DER’s history and reflects on the influence its founders have had on documentary cinema.

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    “On the Matter of Film” published in Anthropology Now

    Read DER Executive Director Alice Apley’s article “On The Matter of Film” in Anthropology Now about DER’s important, and ever-changing, role in film preservation.

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