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Friday, June 7, 9 am-1 pm

Washington University Film & Media Archive invites you to a free workshop on the basics of film identification and care. Through presentation and hands-on exercises, this workshop teaches the fundamentals and provides numerous helpful resources that will enable you to regain control of your film collections. Participants will learn how to identify a film’s characteristics, such as gauge, type, and year; handle and store film based on archival guidelines; recognize signs of deterioration; and evaluate and communicate preservation needs.

Instructors: Nadia Ghasedi, Film & Media Archivist and Irene Taylor, Cataloging & Preservation Archivist

Seating is limited.


Nadia Ghasedi


Washington University, West Campus Library
7425 Forsyth Avenue
Conference Center A/B
Saint Louis, MO
United States