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Tag: Media Preservation

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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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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