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Mostly Lost 7: Registration Information and Call for Material


The Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Packard Campus presents “Mostly Lost 7: A Film Identification Workshop” in Culpeper, Virginia.

June 13-16, 2018

From the event page: “’Mostly Lost’ will feature the screenings of unidentified, under-identified or misidentified silent and early sound films. Beginning with an opening reception the evening of Wednesday June 13th, the event continues until the evening of Saturday June 16th.

Early film experts and archivists are encouraged to attend, but the workshop is also open to anyone willing to actively help identify and research the films showcased at the workshop. In addition to films from the Library of Congress’s collections, ‘Mostly Lost’ features material from other film archives around the world. Throughout the event there will also be presentations, and live musical accompaniment during the workshop and evening presentations of silent films will also be featured.”

Relevant Deadlines

March 14: Presentation submissions due

April 2: Registration begins

April 14: Must receive items that need to be digitized (16mm, nitrate or pre-print)

May 14: Must receive items to be screened as is (35mm safety print, video and digital)

May 14: Unidentified stills due

May 31: Last date to request a refund for a canceled registration

May 31: Registration deadline