Author Archives: Flicker Alley

Talking Film History with Bérénice Bejo

Last week, we had the pleasure of chatting with Bérénice Bejo, Argentinean/French actress who stars as Peppy Miller in the new Weinstein Company release The Artist. Since its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, the film, directed by Michel … Continue reading

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Bringing 1911 to 2011! – The Films of A Century Ago

Since 2003, Randy Haberkamp, Director of Public Programming and Educational Outreach at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has annually been presenting a unique and fascinating survey of early cinema at the turn of the last century. This … Continue reading

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Those Awful Hats!

Flicker Alley is pleased to welcome our first guest blog post from Doug Hanvey, a writer and casual moviegoer.  For filmgoers who dig horror, sci-fi, cult, animated, or just plain weird films, watching Flicker Alley’s new WILD AND WEIRD set … Continue reading

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Flicker Alley is proud to present Soviet “Landmarks”

Flicker Alley is proud to announce the release of a essential collection of eight landmark Soviet silent films all new to DVD in North America. The term “Soviet montage” is widely used in film circles, but understanding of Soviet silent … Continue reading

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A Journey Through Silent Film’s Time, Color and Space

Last week the Flicker Alley team attended the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ event “A TRIP TO THE MOON in Color: And Other Travels Through Time, Color and Space” – a screening event dedicated to re-creating the impact … Continue reading

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Cinecon goes Cinerama!

Congratulations to the Cinecon team on a successful 47th annual event. The longtime Los Angeles silent/classic cinema screening event was just this past weekend. A festival which itself has a very impressive history, has been unveiling rare and interesting films … Continue reading

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The Reel Thing XXVII in review

Last week members of Flicker Alley had the pleasure of attending The Reel Thing XXVII. The Reel Thing is a symposium organized by The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) used to educate, demonstrate and discuss new developments in the … Continue reading

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Flicker Alley enters the blogosphere!

Flicker Alley was born in 2002 out of founder Jeff Masino’s passion for cinematic history and a desire to bring filmmakers and films from out of the past to new audiences and renewed recognition. Jeff and an expanding team continue … Continue reading

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