by Jennifer Lee
Columbia’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library has been the home to Amos Vogel’s papers since 2008. After’s Amos’s death last year, his family found more papers in the Vogel apartment near Washington Square. These have now come to Columbia, and will be added to the 149 boxes of material already open to researchers. A box list of the additional material is available.
Ongoing now, Anthology Film Archives is presenting “A Tribute to Amos Vogel and ‘Film as a Subversive Art’”, with an extensive selection of films, running through March 14, that Vogel discussed in his hugely influential, landmark text in the history of film literature. For details of the series, please see the Anthology Film Archives web site.
Also in March, the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens will present its own Amos Vogel tribute. Please see the Museum of the Moving Image website for forthcoming details.