Friday, March 30
8 - 9 am Buses
from Adam's Mark to Russell House
9:00 - 11:00 am
Bjørn Sørenssen, "Travel Films in Norway: The Persistence
of the 'View' Aesthetic"
Christel Taillibert, "State Ideology in Educational Films: Comparing
Itineraries in France and Italy in the 1920s"
Charles Musser "Presenting Africa: Paul Robeson and My Song Goes
Forth" (UK, 1935)
11:00 - 11:15
for the Dutch East Indies, 1912-1937
11:15 - 12:15 pm
presented by Nico de Klerk, Netherlands Filmmuseum
12:15 - 1:15
pm Lunch in Preston Dining Hall, Russell House
of Classical Hollywood
1:15 - 3:00 pm
Mary Desjardins (Dartmouth College),"'Gone With the Wind?': Ephemera,
Material Culture, and Film Studies"
Gregory A. Waller, "Orphans on Display: Local Movie Exhibition in the
1920s and 30s."
Dana F. White and Matthew Bernstein, "Theater Location and Community
Building: A Geography of Racial Entrepreneurship and Urban Development
in Black Atlanta, 1914-1936."
3:00 - 3:15 pm
Music for Silent
Documentaries and Newsfilm
3:15 - 3:45 pm
Performance, screening and talk by Martin Marks, for the National Film
Preservation Foundation and the Treasures of American Film Archives
Screening: Women Aviators
of the Silent Era, 1927-1929
3:45 - 4:30 pm
Debut screening of the USC Newsfilm Library's newly-preserved
Movietone footage (+ early sound newsfilm), which was the recipient
of a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation. Live piano
music performed by Martin Marks
on women aviator films
4:30 - 5:45pm
moderated by Susan Courtney, USC Film Studies, with responses by:
Patricia Gilmartin (University of South Carolina, Geography & Women's
Angela Dalle Vacche (Emory University)
Jane Gaines (Women Film Pioneers Project)
Antonia Lant (New York University)
Amelie Hastie (University of California Santa Cruz)
Jeff Lambert (National Film Preservation Foundation)
to Adam's Mark Hotel for break.
stroll to dinner; The Columbia Museum of Art
live music by The Legacy Duo
8:30 - 10:30, Museum auditorium
Ron Mann, SXSWX8 (2001), test projection films
Rick Prelinger, films from "Our Secret Century"
Jeffrey Sconce, "Films from the Lucas Basement"