Tony Fletcher’s display of sound films before 1930

THE MUSICAL ORPHANAGE A two-parts programme of British “Silent” Films with their original synchronized music, curated by Tony Fletcher with John Sweeney at the Piano. I. Sound film before 1930 In this programme presented by Tony Fletcher, British films predating the widespread adoption of sound-on-film are exceptionnally presented…

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Tribute to Madeleine Malthête-Méliès

l Memorial note by Matthew Solomon, on behalf of Domitor: l It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Madeleine Malthête-Méliès died in her sleep on July 8, 2018 at the age of 95. Madame Malthête-Méliès was the granddaughter of Georges Méliès, and…

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eLaterna Launch & Workshop

Launch of the new research platform eLaterna created by the Trier Center of Digital Humanities and the Department of Media Studies at the University of Trier to provide a major basis to understand the history of the magic lantern, the screen and the art of…

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Gresham College Public Lecture on Early Cinema by Ian Christie

The Domitor Vice-President Ian Christie was invited at the Grisham College on April 30, 2018, to give a public lecture about the reception of the first moving picture shows (1894-96), which has been much mythologised. Were spectators really frightened of an approaching train? Did…

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Call for papers for a conference about a collection of cinematic and pre-cinematic apparatus

Materiality, Aesthetics and The History of Technology. The François Lemai Collection as Laboratory International Conference Université Laval, Québec 29 October – 2 November 2018 Language: English & French Call for papers detail in English / Collection to be examined The deadline has been extended to April 24 ! Deadline for…

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