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Four ‘Historic!’ Days at the Documentary Market #SSD17

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Today, Archives in Motion looks back at the 28th edition of Sunny Side of the Doc (19th-22nd June 2017). The documentary market takes place every year at the Espace Encan, close to the harbor of La Rochelle in France, and gathers media professionals during a four-day program that includes debates, master classes, unique screenings, and for this year’s edition, the latest productions featuring historical content. The 28th edition, which was celebrated under the theme ‘Historic!’, focused on history and innovation with an emphasis on the renewal of the historical documentary genre.  (more…)

Archive Researchers

Featuring: Alba Toajas, Madrid

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You are quite new in the archival research world. What made you want to become an archive researcher in the first place?

I have always been into art, cinema and theatre. In 2006 I realized I wanted to become a librarian, and in 2010 I decided to specialise in audiovisual research. Research, documentation and cinema: the perfect combination, I love my job!  (more…)