‘Lost Landscapes’ to Be Revealed at Screening the Future 2012 Conference

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Join the USC Digital Repository on Tuesday, May 22 for a special screening and presentation of Lost Landscapes by Rick Prelinger. An archivist, writer, and filmmaker, Prelinger will reveal lost American landscapes through home movies, stock footage, and other ephemeral films. His presentation will offer practical insights into the pressing questions that face archivists and archives today.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. in the USC Tutor Campus Center's Ballroom A. Admission is free, but RSVP to uscdr@usc.edu is required.

Prelinger's presentation is part of the Screening the Future 2012 conference, organized by the PrestoCentre Foundation in collaboration with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the USC Digital Repository. From May 21-23, USC will host more than 250 archivists, CTOs, film and TV producers, scientists, and others interested in preserving audiovisual content. Speakers include representatives from film studios, universities, and technology companies, as well as Sam Gustman—associate dean of the USC Libraries, executive director of the USC Digital Repository, and CTO at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute. For more information about the program, registration details, hotels, and transportation, please visit the conference website at 2012.screeningthefuture.com.

The USC Digital Repository is a joint project of the USC Libraries, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, and USC’s Information Technology Services division.

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