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>From: "Ross Melnick" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Exhibition (7/25/06; Film & History, 11/08/06-11/12/06)
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>CALL FOR PAPERS
>2006 Film and History League Conference
>"The Documentary Tradition" Dallas 8-12 November 2006
><http://www.filmandhistory.org>
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>AREA: Exhibition
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>While much has been written about the documentary, we still know
>comparatively little about where many were shown, the context(s) of their
>reception, and the venues and exhibitors that booked them.
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>>From movie palaces to newsreel theaters to art house cinemas to less
>traditional venues, documentaries have been exhibited in a host of public
>and private spaces. They have also had a prolific existence on television,
>on home video, and distributed and exhibited on the Internet.
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>Filmmakers such as Robert Greenwald have also jumped on the recent
>day-and-date craze by simultaneously releasing films such as "Wal-Mart: The
>High Cost of Low Price" in theaters and on DVD.
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>This area seeks panels and individual submissions on all aspects of
>documentary exhibition, including but definitely not limited to:
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>-	Venues for documentary exhibition (movie theaters, film festivals,
>military bases, museums, galleries, and other spaces)
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>-	Home exhibition
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>-	Itinerant exhibitors
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>-	Documentary exhibition in specific cities, regions or countries
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>-	Exhibition of documentaries in specific time periods
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>-	Distribution, marketing, exhibition and/or reception histories of
>individual films
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>-	Home video and video on demand
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>-	Audiences
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>-	Spectatorship
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>-	Contemporary exhibition of documentaries
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>-	And much more ...
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>Please send proposals (200 to 400 words) and inquiries via email to:
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>Ross Melnick
>Director of the Collection
>Museum of the Moving Image
>35 Avenue at 36 Street
>Astoria, New York 11106
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>Deadline for submission is July 25, 2006.
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>The Film and History League conference details can be found at
>www.filmandhistory.org. The meeting will run from 8-12 November, 2006 in the
>Dolce Conference Center near the DFW airport. A spectrum of other areas will
>evolve on the web site over time.

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