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Guide to the Mix Collection, 1970-2014 (Bulk 1987-2001) MSS.143

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Collection processed by Collection processed by Joseph Gallucci, 2005-2006, Joe Ketner, 2005. Megan Wacha, 2006, Luke Martin, 2008, Brent Phillips, 2008, and Cristina Vignone, 2013.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 11, 2019
Finding aid written in English.

 Record edited by Andrea Kutsenkow to reflect the incorporation of 2016 accretions.  , May 2017

Descriptive Summary

Creator: MIX NYC
Title: The Mix Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1987-2014
Abstract: The Mix Collection contains the paper and media files for the Mix: New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film and Video Festival. Started in 1987 by filmmaker Jim Hubbard and novelist Sarah Schulman, Mix is the longest-running experimental film festival and the largest queer film festival in the United States. The Festival has been instrumental in both launching the careers of filmmakers such as Todd Haynes and Sadie Benning and in providing an exhibition space for and preservation of the work of older filmmakers such as Barbara Hammer and James Broughton. Mix was also one of the first film festivals to embrace installations and online artwork to showcase the depth and breadth of queer digital media. The Festival has traditionally been held annually at the Anthology Film Archives in New York City.
Quantity: 198 Linear Feet in 205 boxes
Call Phrase: MSS.143