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My Rembetika Blues DER PODCAST
Filmmaker Interviews

DER Podcast: Mary Zournazi on MY REMBETIKA BLUES

We recently sat down with filmmaker Mary Zournazi to discuss her new film My Rembetika Blues. Rembetika music, or the Greek blues, is a music born of exile and the streets, developing its roots from the mass migration of people in the early twentieth century.

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Update on the Indigenous Studies Film Initiative
News

Update on Indigenous Studies Film Initiative

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.

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Yanomamö Preservation Panel at the 2022 Mother Tongue Film Festival
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Archival Legacies of the Yanomamö Series – Restoration and Return

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.

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Yanomamo Films Remastered - Preservation Update
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Yanomamö Films: Preservation & Digital Restoration

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.

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We are the Warriors Podcast
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DER Podcast: David Camlin and Megan Grumbling on WE ARE THE WARRIORS

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.

 

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DER Indigenous Studies Initiative
Announcements

Press Release: DER Launches Indigenous Studies Initiative

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.

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