Mixtapes for the Masses

Mixtapes for the Masses

MARMIA and …foundscapes… presents…Mixtapes for the Masses! Monday, March 21, 2016 // 6-10PM  // @ Blue Pit BBQ You spent hours making and listening to them: we want to take a few hours to respect and document that effort! Bring in your old audio cassette mixtapes and we will photograph them and their artwork, document their song … Continue reading

Introducing the MARMIA Board!

In this brand new year of 2016, I would like to introduce you to the founding members of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive’s Board: Natalie Cadranel: While not geographically local, Natalie brings 15-years of experience in capacities ranging from technology, development, and operations strategist to strategic partnerships for national and international nonprofit organizations focusing … Continue reading

The Sherwood Family Films

The Sherwood Family Films

In about one month’s time, it will be Home Movie Day in Baltimore. It has been mentioned more than a few times at MARMIA that home movies are important documents of cultural heritage, not just for the family that it records but also for others who may never have met this family. This past spring … Continue reading

Taking a Look Under the Hood

Taking a Look Under the Hood

Recently I had the opportunity to do some freelance film inspection at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. Having gone to high school in Frederick County, my junior and senior year prom dances were all held at this small, picturesque city campus. I never really got to know much about this historic college other than it used to … Continue reading

New Year, New Name

Happy 2015 to all! With a new year freshly afoot, we here at MarMIA have decided to expand our geographic focus from the state of Maryland to the Middle Atlantic region of the United States of America. While this leaves less specific boundaries for our concentration, it is also more inclusive in scope (and square acreage). The moving image … Continue reading

Film Recon Mission: Possible!

From merriam-webster.com: guer·ril·la noun \gə-ˈri-lə, ge-, g(y)i-\ : a member of a usually small group of soldiers who do not belong to a regular army and who fight in a war as an independent unit September 6, 2014 1400 hours – 1700 hours Location: Maryland Historical Society (MHS) 201 W. Monument St. Baltimore, Maryland 21201 At the … Continue reading

Baltimore Film Fêtes

Baltimore Film Fêtes

By Siobhan Hagan Tonight is the opening night of the Maryland Film Festival–a personal highlight of the year for me. It is especially sweet this year as I now live and work in Baltimore! Strangely enough, it seems that I had more time to blog about Maryland moving images when I lived in California. Now … Continue reading

Pre-Gaming Home Movie Day

By Siobhan Hagan We are now about one month away from International Home Movie Day 2013, so I thought it an appropriate time to post and discuss some of my own home videos. On October 19 various cities and towns across the world will hold free and open to the public events where attendees can … Continue reading