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Film and video materials from the DER archive. Photo by Frank Aveni
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“On the Matter of Film” published in Anthropology Now

This September, DER’s Executive Director, Alice Apley, had her article on DER’s important, and ever-changing, role in film preservation published in Anthropology Now. Read an excerpt from the article, “On The Matter of Film.”

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Alice Apley named one of the “40 for 40” at Margaret Mead Film Festival

The Margaret Mead Film Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and DER is thrilled to be participating! We are proud to announce that our Executive Director, Alice Apley, has been selected to participate in the festival’s special anniversary program, “40 for 40”

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Support Documentary Film – Donate to DER

We hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know DER! Now we are asking for you help, so we can continue to support and advance the best ethnographic and documentary works being made.

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Get to know DER: Spotlight on Collection Management & Preservation

Welcome to our Spotlight on Collection Management & Preservation, part three in our series to help you get to know DER better this December!

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Opening and Closing the DER Vault 1968-2015
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Opening and Closing the DER Vault – 1968-2015

In the late 1960s, Lorna Marshall opened an account at a well known storage warehouse in Cambridge, Massachusetts to house the Marshall family’s materials from their Kalahari trips. In the following 40 years, “the vault” (as it became known) also provided a secure location for original film elements, distribution prints, and other materials related to the work of DER founders, filmmakers, and friends.

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Get to know DER: Spotlight on Production & Production Support

Welcome to our Spotlight on Production & Production Support, part two in our series to help you get to know DER better this December!

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