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HU OSA 320
Fonds 320: Private Photo and Film Foundation Collection of Photographs and Home Movies

Date(s) 1922-1989

Extent and medium

2 Archival boxes, 0.25 linear meters
4 Beta SP, 0.12 linear meters
26 DVD-ROM, 0.26 linear meters
453 VHS, 11 linear meters
Total: 12 linear meters

Name of creator(s)

Partly anonymous, partly mentioned in the description of the respective VHS and audio-cassette

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Péter Forgács, Hungarian film director

Scope and content

Records of the Private Photo and Film Foundation at the Open Society Archives are video copies of Hungarian home movies (amateur films shot on 8, super 8 and 9.5 mm), collected by Péter Forgács.
The fonds also contains audio interviews with the family members of the moviemakers.
A basic inventory to the home movies and documentary films directed by Péter Forgács, based on amateur films, and a huge collection of private photographic prints also form part of the fonds.

Accruals Accruals are expected

System of arrangement

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyrights of home movies to be determined; copyrights of art documentaries held by individual producers

Language/scripts of material (silent), English, Hungarian

Existence and location of originals


Described and revised by Zsuzsanna Zádori and Miklós Tamási Nov 2001

Date(s) of descriptions

Processed by Anna Korniss and Miklós Tamási Nov 2001
Online version updated 23 April 2013
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