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Rare Henrietta Szold Archival Film To Be Screened

Anthology Film Archives and the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York are excited to present this follow-up to last year’s highly successful one-night program of films from the New York area’s diverse community of archives, museums, and libraries. The screening presents a singular combination of home movies, documentaries, educational and industrial films, and narrative filmmaking.  Providing a truly unique opportunity to experience the diversity of the various institutions that care for collections of cultural and historical significance in metropolitan New York. A glimpse into New York’s vault! We hope you will join us for this very special screening.

Our Program Includes the following titles:

The Electronic Darkroom (1979), Film shows the advent of computerized transmission of news photography at the Associated Press headquarters in New York City.  Preserved by the Associated Press.  Running Time: 6 min 50 sec
Frontline Cameras (1935-65), Associated Press (Directed by Willard van Dyke), [1966].  Chronology of historic events from 1935 to 1965 through AP photography.  Running Time: 16 min

The Golden Eaglet (1918), Girl Scouts of America.  Running Time: 20 minutes

Henrietta Szold (1946), Produced for the Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Or of America.  Made the year after Henrietta Szold's death, the film is a biographical record of her life and accomplishments in the United States and in Palestine.  Preservation funded in part by the Women's Film Preservation Fund.  Running Time: 32 min, 10 sec

Date:  Thursday, May 12, 2010

Place: Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Avenue (on the southeast corner of 2nd Avenue and 2nd Street)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Subway Directions: F or V train to 2nd Avenue stop.

Fee: $9.00 general admission, $7.00 for students.  Box office opens at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12.  No advance tickets.

If you have any questions, please send Jennifer Anna an email at veep@nycarchivists.org

The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York expresses its gratitude to the Anthology Film Archives for making this event possible. 

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