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Historic footage of 1963 Birmingham, AL protests

On May 3, 1963, in Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham Alabama, Public Safety Commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor gave the order to use fire hoses and police dogs against protesters marching for civil rights. The disturbing images created that day by photographers and television cameras are credited with galvanizing support for the movement, not just within the United States, but around the world.
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Private company to control US-Gov't produced films

A story we saw over at BoingBoing about how a private company has been given licensing rights to the US Department of Defense's audiovisual library. It's an interesting model for public entities that want to scan film archives, but don't have the budget for it.

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Ingmar Bergman soap commercials

When the Swedish film industry went on strike in 1951, Bergman made commercials for Bris Soap.

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Lost Forever: The Art of Film Preservation

Lost Forever: The Art of Film Preservation is a 27 minute documentary that covers the history of film preservation, from early nitrate film up to digital media preservation.

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