Watch: Barbara Kopple, D.A. Pennebaker and Other Documentary Filmmakers on the Film Preservation Crisis

Watch: Barbara Kopple, D.A. Pennebaker and Other Documentary Filmmakers on the Film Preservation Crisis By Anya Jaremko-Greenwold

The two-day summit focused on why and how documentaries should be preserved.

In our digital age, the preservation of older documentary footage is far from guaranteed. To highlight the importance of the issue, The International Documentary Association (IDA) and DOC NYC hosted the first-ever two-day Documentary Preservation Summit, which began March 31 and ended on April 1 at IFC Center. Filmmakers and preservation experts attended the event to speak about the issue of important documentaries being lost, and discussed strategies for preserving and archiving these wonderful films.

If you missed the summit, you can view several of the panels below in their entirety:

READ MORE: 5 Key Takeaways from the Documentary Film Preservation Summit

Source: Indiewire

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