Skip to content
Faculty Directory

Cinema Studies

Dan Streible

Dan Streible
Associate Professor; Director, Moving Image Archiving & Preservation

Phone: 212 992 8225
Website: Orphan Film Symposium

Office: 721 Broadway, Room 626
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00pm (Spring 2015)


B.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.


Dan Streible joined the NYU Cinema Studies faculty in 2006. Since 1999, he has organized the biennial Orphan Film Symposium, bringing together archivists, academics and artists devoted to the study and preservation of all manner of neglected moving images. He teaches courses in film history, curating, archival research, and documentary, and has published historical research on movie exhibition, early cinema, amateur and nontheatrical film, and moving image preservation. His publications include the books Fight Pictures: A History of Boxing and Early Cinema (2008), Emile de Antonio: A Reader (2000, co-edited. with Douglas Kellner), and Learning with the Lights Off: A Reader in Educational Film (2012, co-edited with Devin Orgeron and Marsha Gordon). Streible is currently writing a book entitled Orphan Films: Saving, Studying, and Screening Neglected Cinema, for which he was named an Academy Film Scholar.