The South Side Home Movie Project is an initiative to collect, preserve, digitize, exhibit, and document home movies made by residents of Chicago’s South Side neighborhoods. Candace Ming will speak about the project’s growing archive and host an exclusive screening of films from the collection. Ming is a graduate of the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program at New York University and has worked as a Public Records Officer for the New York Police Department and for the Museum of Modern Art.
Candace’s visit is part one of a three part series hosted by the BFC/A and the Moving Image Archive featuring archivists, museum specialists, and preservationists working specifically with nontheatrical black film collections. Upcoming Black Film: Nontheatrical presentations: Ina D. Archer, Smithsonian Institution, March 22 and Shani Miller, UCLA Library Special Collections, April 26.