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10th Orphan Film Symposium (April 6-9, 2016): Early Film Sound

Posted by: Mike Mashon

The Packard Campus is excited to host to the tenth edition of the Orphan Film Symposium, April 6-9, 2016; the theme is “Sound,” both with and without moving images. “Orphans X” is presented in conjunction with New York University Cinema Studies and its Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program. You can register for Orphans X …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (March 17-19, 2016)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Thursday, March 17 (7:30pm) Darby O’Gill and the Little People (Disney/Buena Vista, 1959) Frisky old storyteller Darby O’Gill (Albert Sharpe) matches wits with the king of the leprechauns and helps play matchmaker for his daughter and Michael McBride (Sean …

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10th Orphan Film Symposium (April 6-9, 2016): Bill Morrison and the Paper Print Collection

Posted by: Mike Mashon

The Packard Campus is excited to host to the tenth edition of the Orphan Film Symposium, April 6-9, 2016; the theme is “Sound,” both with and without moving images. “Orphans X” is presented in conjunction with New York University Cinema Studies and its Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program. You can register for Orphans X …

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10th Orphan Film Symposium (April 6-9, 2016): Radio Preservation Task Force

Posted by: Mike Mashon

The Packard Campus is excited to host to the tenth edition of the Orphan Film Symposium, April 6-9, 2016; the theme is “Sound,” both with and without moving images. “Orphans X” is presented in conjunction with New York University Cinema Studies and its Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program. You can register for Orphans X …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (March 10-12, 2016)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Thursday, March 10 (7:30pm) 1980’s CULT FAVES DOUBLE FEATURE The Legend of Billie Jean (Tri-Star Pictures, 1985) This teen flick-cum-parable is probably best remembered for spawning Pat Benatar’s hit theme song Invincible, kicking off Christian Slater’s celluloid career, and …

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The Packard Campus Welcomes the 10th Orphan Film Symposium, April 6-9, 2016

Posted by: Mike Mashon

In just a few weeks—April 6-9, 2016—the Packard Campus will host the tenth edition of the Orphan Film Symposium, an international gathering of (as the web site puts it) “archivists, scholars, curators, preservationists, technical experts, artists, and media-makers” to discuss and celebrate orphan films. “Orphans X” is presented in conjunction with New York University Cinema …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (March 4-5, 2016)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, March 4 (7:30 p.m.) Greed (MGM, 1924) Based on the novel McTeague by Frank Norris, Greed chronicles the downfall of gold miner-turned-dentist, McTeague (Gibson Gowland) and his wife, Trina (ZaSu Pitts), after their lives are destroyed by greed …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Feb. 26-27, 2016)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, February 26 (7:30pm) The Night That Panicked America (ABC, 1975) Radio meets television in this docu-drama that looks back at Orson Welles’s and the Mercury Theater’s infamous “War of the Worlds” broadcast from October 30, 1938. Paul Shenar …

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Now Playing at the Packard Campus (February 19-20, 2016)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Friday, February 19 (7:30pm) Tarzan:  Tarzan’s Deadly Silence (NBC/1966) Though he first swung into theaters in 1918, played by Elmo Lincoln, the Lord of the Jungle first came to TV in the personage of Ron Ely in 1968 over …