Northeast Historic Film thinks about the aesthetics of nontheatrical film
What are the key questions that curators, scholars, educators, and the general public should ask about the aesthetics of amateur film?
What themes are most important when considering self representation, the vernacular, the establishment of genres, the role of technology, the market, and visual vocabularies?
What issues do we invoke presenting personal work in public settings?
How does regionalism inform the art world and scholarship broadly?
How can we best engage the public and our colleagues?