“How to rip down a mountain.” Brendan Howey - RAW 100
The Toronto Star brings to attention Retrontario, a YouTube channel dedicated in preserving our video heritage before it's gone forever.
Most homemade movies aren't so lucky. Many end up in landfills, as people die, family homes are emptied and relatives, for whom the films may be meaningless, throw them out.
Corporate archives are also at risk. Earlier this month, fire destroyed nearly four decades' worth of film and video footage in Ottawa's CJOH newsroom; it was a devastating loss, not just for the media organization but also for Canadian history. It was made even more poignant by the fact that long-time news anchor Max Keeping is retiring, and had hoped to take his archive of memories stored at CJOH.
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