Smart Bets: Home Movie Day

"Your home movies are probably a lot more interesting than you remember," insists a press release for the 11th annual Home Movie Day, a worldwide event. It originated as "a means to promote the preservation of amateur films" with two dozen locations across the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Japan. Since its inception, Home Movie Day has added locations each year, inviting the public to search attics and basements for those long-forgotten Super 8 and VHS films. "Bring them to Home Movie Day, where trained event staff can assess their condition and project them on the big screen," say organizers. 8mm, 16mm, VHS-C and miniDV formats will also be screened. Held on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Wall Street Coffee House (62 Wall St.) from 2-4 p.m. Free. Image courtesy of Home Movie Day


Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.