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Rick Prelinger Presents Visual Archive at FNC Lab

  [Montréal, Québec, Canada 4°C] What to do with archive footage. What is its value and who does it belong to? These questions and others were addressed at the 38th edition of Montréal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) by Rick Prelinger. His name and more importantly his archive collection was introduced to me a couple of years ago by the Montréal-based film and media arts collective, Volatile Works. As part of the festival’s daily FNC Lab, Rick Prelinger presented his San Francisco “appropriation friendly’ Prelinger Library. he shared his approach to keeping archival footage alive by providing access and allowing...