You can do film scanning

On Wed, Dec 12, 2018, 16:18 < wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have three reels of 35mm suspected as nitrate and confirmed by my local
> film archive recently. They want to dispose safely of the film via a third
> party… And don’t recommend that it is taken back into a domestic
> environment as they told me it will invalidate my house insurance.  I’m
> torn between recklessly wanting it back to set fire to myself (!) and
> document as an artwork. I have very little idea what is on it apart from
> it’s 1920s (and presumably not thought to be significant if the archive
> want to destroy it). It’s not in bad condition and has just been sitting in
> my studio for the last three years. I suddenly panicked about it
> spontaneously combusting after watching Bill Morrison’s Dawson City: Frozen
> Time, which includes lots of footage of film setting on fire!
> Any recommendations, thoughts, warnings, advice from an artist filmmaker
> perspective, rather than an archival perspective, are welcomed.
> Mary
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