Preserved Projects

Film Archive

To date, the Academy’s active preservation program has preserved over 1,100 films. This list is updated on a quarterly basis. Download the full excel sheet.

In 2007, the Academy began embarking on a comprehensive project to digitize and conserve thousands of videotape elements in the Archive’s collection. Download the list of videotapes that have been digitized and conserved.

Visit Academy Collections, which brings together the holdings of the Academy Film Archive and a portion of the holdings of the Margaret Herrick Library for search and discovery.

THE AWFUL BACKLASH
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2005
Filmmaker(s)
William Allan, Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

THE BEARD
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental
Partners
Pacific Film Archive

BUILDING MUIR BEACH HOUSE
Release Year:
1961
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Gunvor Nelson, Robert Nelson

CONFESSIONS OF A BLACK MOTHER-SUCCUBA
Release Year:
1965
Preserved Year:
2004
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

DEEP WESTURN
Release Year:
1974
Preserved Year:
2002
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

GRATEFUL DEAD
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

THE GREAT BLONDINO PREVIEW
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2009
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

HOT LEATHERETTE
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2005
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

KING DAVID
Release Year:
1970
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Mike Henderson, Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

LAST WEEK AT OONA'S BATH
Release Year:
1962
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Gunvor Nelson, Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

LIMITATIONS
Release Year:
1988
Preserved Year:
2004
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

THE OFF-HANDED JAPE
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2002
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson, William Wiley

Categories
Experimental

OH DEM WATERMELONS
Release Year:
1965
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Experimental

OILEY PELOSO THE PUMPH MAN
Release Year:
1965
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

PENNY BRIGHT AND JIMMY WITHERSPOON
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2010
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson