Home Movie Day was started in 2003 by the Center for Home Movies as an annual event to celebrate and preserve home movies as a unique videos showing certain moments of life of many families and people around the world. From 2003 to 2007 it was annually celebrated on the second Saturday in August, but in 2008 it was moved to the second Saturday in October.
Home Movie Day isn't just about watching your old home movies. It's also an educational event, providing people with information how to store old home movies. Old movies are easily watched in a digital copy, but the original films, if cared and stored properly can last for decades, that's much longer than any new media format.
Did you known that many local archives, museums and historical societies are interested in collecting some home movies of regular people, not just celebrities. If you feel like donating you old home movie, then find out if your local archive is interested in it.Remind me with Google Calendar
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