‘The Historian and the Home Movie’ film – Blog 2

Wonderful from from MACE, the Media Archive for Central England, on the importance of home movies as a history source.

Welcome to the Blog of the Media Archive for Central England

In MACE’s blog this week we take a look at the film ‘The Historian and the Home Movie’ produced for us by Electric Egg.

The 25 minute film has been made available for free as a DVD to subscribers of this month’s History Today magazine in. The DVD can also be made available to academics, researchers, teachers and other educational and research organisations. See the end of this post for details.

This 5 part blog will focus on extracts from the film which highlights some of the material found in MACE’s Heritage Lottery Funded film search project, Full Circle, and explores how home movies and amateur films can be used by academics as important historical ‘documents’.

The Historian and the Home Movie – Clip 2
James Patterson reflects on the historical importance of home movies & archives

In this clip, MACE’s Director James Patterson reflects on why home movies should…

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