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Los Angeles: On Film and On Record
October 1, 2020 - August 1, 2021
When: 12:00am - 11:45pm

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CSUN Library Website

Los Angeles exists in our collective cultural imagination, heavily influenced by depictions of the city on film, though it is also a place of brick and mortar; adobe and asphalt. Los Angeles: On Film and On Record is an online journey through film and archives. It examines a number of popular films that feature the City of Angels within the storyline, setting, or both, and compares these visions, interpretations, and variations of movie Los Angeles with the documentary record of real Los Angeles, using archival and other primary sources from Special Collections & Archives.

The exhibit consists of four parts. Part 1, LA Aspirations, explores its role as a hub of opportunity, while part 2, LA Critique, questions Los Angeles as a site of the American dream. Part 3, LA Living, looks at the ways films and filmmakers have attempted to depict "real" Los Angeles. Finally, Part 4, LA Aesthetic, considers ways LA's landscape, architectural features, and infrastructure appear in films, shaping perceptions of the city.

As you explore the exhibit, we encourage you to consider the choices each filmmaker made, and the version of Los Angeles they chose to present. What truths does each film contain? How do they create or reinforce stereotypes about people and places? Who is absent, misrepresented, maligned, or celebrated in narratives about the city, and why?

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Assistive Services

Requests for accommodation services (e.g., sign language interpreters or transcribers) must be made at least five (5) business days in advance. Please e-mail library.event@csun.edu in advance of the event.

 
 
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LAAS General Membership Online Meeting
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
When: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location:

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Online via Zoom

This is the last L.A. as Subject General Membership meeting before the 15th annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar. Our October agenda will focus on Archives Bazaar previews and tips to make the most of our first-ever virtual Bazaar: 

  • How to Navigate the Archives Bazaar (Archives Bazaar Committee):
    • Program previews
    • Social media promotion tips
    • Reference chat
    • In memoriam segment at reception
    • Q&A
  • Standing Items: 

Thumbnail image: Charles Pate, Nita Guirado, the Schieffelins,1903. Image Courtesy of the Pate Collection of the Church of the Lighted Window at the Lanterman House Archives.


Meeting link will be sent out by end of day Monday, October 12 to all who submit the RSVP form below.

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Meeting
10/13/2020 - 10:00 to 12:00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marina Del Rey Historical Society - Archives Bazaar Past
Tue, Oct 13, 2020 - 3:30 pm
Location:
  • Marina Del Rey Historical Society
  • 13737 Fiji Way, C3
  • Marina Del Rey

#Archives Bazaar #LAArchives Bazaar

Photos from the Marina Del Rey Historical Society of the Archives Bazaar of years past.  The photos are from 2017, 18, &19.

Just wanted to share our experience.  Hoping we can be back here...next year.

Everyone stay well and be safe.

www.marinadelreyhistoricalsociety.org

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Archives Bazaar Past
10/13/2020 - 15:30