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14th Orphan Film Symposium

Apr 10 — Apr 13, 2024

Theme: Work & Play 

The NYU Martin Scorsese Department of Cinema Studies and Tisch School of the Arts join with Museum of the Moving Image to host the 2024 Orphan Film Symposium. This edition of the international gathering showcasing orphan films (neglected audiovisual media) will respond to the theme(s) of work and/or play, broadly considered. 

Scholars, archivists, artists, curators, preservationists, and other advocates for studying, saving, and screening neglected moving images will present for three full days and four evenings. An opening reception and screening will launch “Orphans 2024” on Wednesday, April 10. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, morning and afternoon sessions will be followed by evening screenings. In total, there will be 27 or more hours of programming. 

Registration is open to all. Find out more information on the Orphan Film Symposium website.