We are excited to share an update on the progress of our Indigenous Studies Film Initiative. We’ve just completed the first phases related to re-imagining the presentation of Indigenous content on our website which was inspired by our review of contemporary Indigenous archiving standards.Read More
In February, DER co-hosted a panel at the Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival titled “Archival Legacies of the Yanomamö Series – Restoration and Return” discussed film preservation and digital restoration of the Yanomamö film series.Read More
DER is excited to announce the release of newly restored works from the Yanomamö series! The first batch of the remastered Yanomamö series is available NOW in DVD and digital site license (DSL). As we’re excited to announce the release of the remastered Yanomamö films, we would also like to invite you to take a close look at DER’s preservation process.Read More
For this Fiscal Sponsorship Spotlight, we go behind the scenes with David Camlin and Megan Grumbling, Co-Directors and Co-Producers of the feature documentary, We Are The Warriors. Their film, currently in the early stages of post-production, takes an in-depth look at a small Maine town as the residents decide the fate of its American Indian mascot after facing public allegations of racist behavior at a high school football game.
We have embarked on an exciting initiative in support of our commitment to decolonize and indigenize the DER film collection and improve access to our catalogue for Indigenous audiences.Read More
For this Fiscal Sponsorship Spotlight, we go behind the scenes of the 2020 election with Margo Guernsey and Sara Archambault, Co-Directors and Co-Producers of What Democracy Looks Like. Their film – shot entirely during the pandemic – looks at the experience of election officials in Rhode Island during the 2020 election.Read More