A recent article on Smithsonian.com details the Human Studies Film Archives work to restore and preserve Argentine filmmaker Jorge Prelorán’s Valle Fértil (1972), which shows for the first time in the United States on December 4 at the Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival in Washington, D.C. Read more.
DER is proud to announce the induction of Victor Masayesva, Jr.’s Itam Hakim Hopiit into the National Film Registry. Each year, the Library of Congress (LOC) selects 25 films deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.Read More
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