Workgroup: Super8


led by Dr. Nicole Braida, Miguel Errazu, Alberto Berzosa

Research Area:

  • Film historiography

8 members
last active on 20-01-2023

This workgroup brings together scholars working on the film format Super 8 and its cultural legacy. We focus on the relation between Super 8 and its transnational networks of circulation, usage and preservation. We are especially interested in investigating questions of:

  • Home movies and reduction prints circulation¬†

  • Heritage politics / Archives

  • Super 8 amateur communities

  • Colonial memories

  • Anti-imperialist organizations and collectives

  • Light media and third-worldism

  • Media transference and self-representation of subaltern communities

  • Super 8 print cultures

  • Political ecology of Super 8

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