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Academy Film Archive: Preserving the Avant-Garde: The NFPF’s Avant-Garde Treasures DVD Set

By Mike Everleth ⋅ November 14, 2013

Drawing of Oscar statuette

November 18
7:30 p.m.
Linwood Dunn Theater
1313 Vine Street
Hollywood, California 90028

Hosted by: Academy Film Archive

Jeff Lambert of the National Film Preservation Foundation will be on hand to present selections from the highly anticipated “Treasures VI” DVD collection, which will be focused on avant-garde and experimental films.

While the exact contents of Treasures VI have not been released yet, this screening is said to include work by Carolee Schneemann, Bruce Conner and Andrea Callard.

As this screening is part of the Academy Film Archives’s series on film preservation, Lambert will lead a discussion about the process and challenges of preserving avant-garde films.

A report on this screening event, including titles and descriptions of the films shown, can be found here.

Another article will be written when the contents of the Treasures VI box set is announced.