This home movie captures scenes of the Yousefi family celebrating traditional Persian wedding customs at their daughter’s wedding in Addison, Texas. The bride and groom sit under a silk shawl held by family members in front of their wedding spread while the traditional ceremony is performed in both English and Persian.
This home movie captures scenes of a wedding ceremony in 1989 where a member of El Paso
This home movie from the Chavira-Estrada collection captures wedding guests and attendants gathered outside of the Mission Ysleta church and and at the reception.
This student film, made by Hunter Rowe, uses archival footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image to tell the story of a man reflecting on his death and life after a fatal car crash. The film uses picturesque home movie scenes as the narrator speaks about his life–what he did and what he […]
This home movie from El Paso’s Chavira-Estrada family documents the events of a family wedding, starting with family members preparing themselves and helping the bride get coiffed and dressed, and continuing with the procession down the church aisle, part of the ceremony, and the newly weds exiting the church under a shower of rice. The […]
This home movie from the Figueroa family captures scenes of a bride and groom dancing at their wedding reception as a live band plays and friends and family look on. Also included are images of the bride in her gown, her veil contending with the wind, as well as images of the family in their […]
This home movie from the Figueroa family captures scenes of a bride being assisted in attaching her veil before her wedding ceremony. The small ceremony takes place, then the newlyweds are congratulated by the gathered friends and family before posing for the camera outside.
This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures scenes from Peter and Felicity’s wedding day. Most of the footage is of the reception, where they eat a meal with friends and family, cut the wedding cake and take photos.
This home movie from the Amparo Rivera Collection documents a wedding ceremony from the 1970s. The camera focuses on the bride, groom and priest, with a few shots of the guests.