2011 FILM PRESERVATION HONORS & 40th ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT CONCERT
On April 27th Anthology Film Archives will present their annual event honoring individuals and institutions that have made important contributions to the preservation and understanding of our film heritage.
This year’s event, on Wednesday, April 27, will encompass a celebration of Anthology’s 40th Anniversary, with a live program of performances and music.
The event will feature performances and appearances by Harmony Korine, Marina Abramovic, Richard Barone, Ólöf Arnalds, and Transgendered Jesus, as well as others to-be-announced.
The evening will also pay tribute to our 2011 Preservation Honorees: filmmaker Albert Maysles; Vlada Petric, founding director of the Harvard Film Archive; film scholar Tony Pipolo;Technicolor; and the Library of Congress, for creating the National Film Registry.
The event will be hosted by Jonas Mekas and master of ceremonies Richard Barone.Special speakers will include Andrew Sarris, Lola Schnabel, Ed Bland, Stuart Liebman and Jonas Mekas. Anthology’s primary mission is to preserve, exhibit and promote independent and avant-garde cinema.
Internationally recognized as one of the most important centers for the preservation and exhibition for the moving image, Anthology is a non-profit organization and is supported by many individuals and public and private organizations. Your involvement at this time is critically important, both to Anthology and to the films you will help to save through your support.