Already-Did-It-Yourself Video

Those old homemade film reels squirreled away in a box in your attic may just have some value beyond your immediate family. “In Toronto, [two film historians] founded Home Made Movies, a database dedicated to helping people catalogue and preserve the tiny fragments of film, scattered in attics, basements, flea markets and second-hand stores, that they believe serve as significant documents of our informal, domestic social history. Alongside them, an international groundswell with the same priorities has emerged.”