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2016 MARMIA Zine!

For a minimum $10 donation to MARMIA, we will send you our 2016 MARMIA zine. The zine covers all of our big accomplishments over the past year and includes ideas for the future–which we cannot achieve without your generous help! Just donate at the button at the top right of our website and email siobhan@marmia.org your … 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

Movie Maker Profile: Allen Moore

From a phone interview with filmmaker Allen Moore, full-time adjunct faculty member in the Film and Video Department at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and Cinematographer for Ken Burns. Interview conducted and post written by Siobhan Hagan. Allen Moore grew up in Baltimore and went to Gilman School, where he developed an interest … Continue reading

Making Chesapeake Airwaves

By Siobhan Hagan MarMIA recently published a post about the local news collection held by the University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library Special Collections. In that post there is included a brief history of the local television stations in Baltimore. It is important to research the history of television in Baltimore in much greater depth: to … Continue reading

Movie Maker Profile: Jacquie Greff

Fells Point-based movie maker Jacquie Greff in her own words (edited by Siobhan Hagan). Episode “The Privy Diggers” of “History at Risk”. I’m originally from Iowa and my husband is from Illinois.  We moved here in 1993 from Cincinnati where I was working for Procter & Gamble and was transferred to their Hunt Valley research … Continue reading

AV @ UB

By Siobhan Hagan The University of Baltimore has a large amount of moving images held by its Langsdale Library’s Special Collections Department in the WMAR-TV and the WJZ-TV Collections. WMAR-TV was the first television station in Baltimore, Maryland, and was one of the first television stations in the United States. It had its first broadcast … Continue reading

Bunny’s Home Movies

By Siobhan Hagan Clip from Druid Hill Park Zoo (1927). Many people may cringe at the idea of watching other people’s home movies. For example, my boyfriend subtly noted that my family home videos mostly document the lives of our many dogs rather than those of the humans. However, home movies are treasure troves full … Continue reading