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The James Card Memorial Lecture


Ned Price, 2014 lecturer, and Paolo Cherchi Usai, senior curator, Moving Image Department

The George Eastman Museum honors the legacy of James Card with an annual lecture by a visiting scholar, filmmaker, festival director, or film preservation specialist. The lectures focus on James Card's life and work, his cultural vision, and a wide array of themes linked to the mission of saving, restoring, and showcasing the art of cinema for the benefit of present and future audiences.

2014 | Ned Price, chief preservation officer, Warner Bros.
2013 | Janice E. Allen, preservationist, founder of Cinema Arts, Inc.
2012 | Dennis Doros, co-founder, Milestone Film & Video
2011 | Edward E. Stratmann, associate curator of film, George Eastman Museum
2010 | Caroline Frick Page, curator of motion pictures, George Eastman Museum
2009 | Edward E. Stratmann, associate curator of film, George Eastman Museum
2008 | Richard Koszarski, film scholar and author
2007 | Robert Rosen, educator, critic, preservationist and former dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
2006 | Edith Kramer, honorary senior curator and director, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
2005 | Harold "Rusty" Casselton, preservationist and former chair of the film studies department, Minnesota State University Moorhead
2004 | Robert A. Gitt, preservation officer, the UCLA Film & Television Archive
2003 | Serge Bromberg, film producer
2002 | Neil Brand, musician, composer, silent film accompanist
2001 | Kevin Brownlow, film historian, filmmaker, author, and film editor
2000 | Jeanine Basinger, film historian and Corwin-Fuller Professor of Film Studies; founder and curator of the Cinema Archives, Wesleyan University