Traveling Through Time with Obsolete Media: See rare Palm Springs footage! Join home movie experts/collectors and Palm Springs residents Melissa Dollman and Devin Orgeron in their living room where they will take viewers on a guided tour of amateur films shot in and around the region (1940s-1970s).
See footage of important and long-gone desert landmarks and events like the original Bullocks on Palm Canyon, Higgins Ladd Hardware, The Desert Circus, El Mirador, Thunderbird Country Club in Rancho Mirage, and Desi Arnaz’s Western Hills Hotel in Indian Wells.
Follow these midcentury amateur cinematographers as they document Movieland Wax Museum, Calico Ghost Town, Santa’s Village, Solvang, Las Vegas at night, and much, much more.
BONUS: Learn about Home Movie Day, Palm Springs, an annual celebration of all things 8mm, Super 8, and 16mm hosted by Melissa and Devin who invite you to go digging and bring your own home movies (found, borrowed, purloined) for inspection and projection ON ORIGINAL MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT. Resources.
The organizer of this program is Home Movie Day, Palm Springs. This program is streaming through May 31, 2021.
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