Hadn't seen you on the list for some time. Glad to see something from
you. Other AMIA folks have asked about you also. Hope you and your
family are well.
Happy New Year! Francine
On Monday, January 9, 2006, at 10:01 AM, José Llufrío wrote:
> I will be very bold and say right out that most of us approached film
> --moving images-- from many different perspectives: production,
> distribution, film studies, critics, or even mere loving amateur
> collectors, and became archivists as most realized the need for
> preservation and caring of collections (modest or overwhelmingly
> You are right to asume your approach is not the usual one...
> In my case, I started out as a motion picture laboratory technician,
> and the needs for technical expertise in film preservation led me to a
> job as technical advisor to Cinemateca de Cuba (Cuban film archives).
> Right now I'm back to where I started, once again as a chemist at a
> motion picture laboratory... But the passion and interest in film
> preservation and film archives is now permanently with me...
> Jose E. Llufrio
> Formerly with ICAIC, Cuban Film Institute
> Now chemist at Technicolor East Coast, NYC