‘Nature, Family, Work, Spirituality’: The Home Movies of Ernest Beane

Ernest Beane was a Pullman porter who must have really, really loved making home movies; a collection of his films – housed at the African American Museum & Library at Oakland – is a wonderful and wide ranging testament to black middle class life in the 1930s and 40s. Last year’s Home Movie Day at … Continue reading ‘Nature, Family, Work, Spirituality’: The Home Movies of Ernest Beane

Home Movie Day – Oct 15 @ IU Cinema

Home Movie Day returns to Indiana University this Saturday October 15, from 3-5 pm at the IU Cinema. Home Movie Day is an international celebration of the power and meaning of home movies and amateur film while also highlighting the importance of everyday filmmaking as a historical resource. Local residents have the opportunity to bring … Continue reading Home Movie Day – Oct 15 @ IU Cinema