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Friday, April 16 • 12:15pm - 12:50pm
Tour: American Genre Film Archive

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The American Genre Film Archive in Austin, Texas is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of films in areas traditionally overlooked by cultural institutions - including horror, exploitation and action. This tour and presentation will take you through the physical archive and go in-depth as to how AGFA expands its nonprofit mission with theatrical distribution, home video releases and in-house scanning and restoration.

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Sebastian del Castillo

American Genre Film Archive
Sebastian del Castillo is the Head of Film Restoration for the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) in Austin, Texas. Sebastian has a BS degree from The University of Texas at Austin in Radio, Television, and Film specializing in film production. Sebastian got his start working as a... Read More →
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Ivan Peycheff

American Genre Film Archive
Ivan Peycheff is the Head of Film Archive for the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) in Austin, TX, and an avid film collector. Ivan studied traditional animation at the Art Institute of Seattle and the James L. Coffin School of Animation. In 2000 he got his start in the world of... Read More →
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Alicia Coombs

Executive Director, American Genre Film Archive
Alicia Coombs is Executive Director for the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) in Austin, TX. She received a BA in Film Studies from Hampshire College where she focused on the topic of gender in horror and exploitation cinema, and her advisors failed at dissuading her from having... Read More →

Friday April 16, 2021 12:15pm - 12:50pm PDT
Stage D