Dan Streible
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The University of South Carolina hosts its fourth symposium on the preservation, study, and use of orphan films. Orphans 'O4 "On Location: Place & Region in Forgotten Films" takes place Wednesday, March 24 through Saturday, March 27, 2004, in Columbia, SC.

The symposium again brings together an eclectic mix of moving image archivists, cinema scholars, preservation experts, curators, and filmmakers who work with orphaned material. Select speakers will lead three days of presentations, screenings, and discussion.

Registration kits (with badges, meal tickets, etc.) may be picked up in the lobby of the Hampton Inn: 3:30 - 5:30 pm Wednesday, March 24. Thursday through Saturday, registration kits can be picked up at the Russell House Theater.

Hotel & accomodations information can be found in the Travel section

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Missed orphans I, II and III? Visit the symposium ARCHIVE

Listen to the NPR story on Orphans III.

Read what orphanistas have to say about the orphan film movement.

Martin Scorsese and The Film Foundation endorse Orphans.

Visit the Orphanage, a home for orphan films.

LISTEN to past symposia presentations.

Check out our allies at CSAM, the Center for Southern African American Music at the University of South Carolina.

Orphans '04 supports Home Movie Day. Columbia, South Carolina's
Home Movie Day was held at the Nickelodeon Theater and The Art Bar on 8/16/ 2003.
Click here for more about the two Cola. screenings.

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