Il Cinema Ritrovato 2021 Here comes another edition of the Il Cinema Ritrovato! The festival opening will be held next Tuesday but there will be some screenings at the Cinema Lumière and Piazza Maggiore starting from this week. Apart from the regular programmes, the Cineteca di Bologna is co-organising a thematic programme of Tomijiro Komiya collection with the National Film Archive of Japan. Tomijiro Komiya collected mainly European films, included…

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71st Berlinale Retrospective The 71st Berlinale will be launched today with an Industry Event while majority of the 2021 selected films can only be seen by the public in summer. For this year’s Retrospective, a programme featuring three different American actresses namely ‘No Angels – Mae West, Rosalind Russell & Carole Lombard’, includes 27 productions made between 1932 and 1943, the heyday of the screwball comedy. The films were chosen…

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14th International Silent Film Festival Manila Touted as Asia’s first silent film festival, the festival’s 14th edition will run online this weekend, with 10 films from Japan, Italy, Germany and France. There will be some animated films from Japan include the oldest existing Japanese animation, The Dull Sword (1917) by Junichi Kouchi. Forgoing live music accompaniment, original recorded scores from Filipino musicians will be used for thePhoto credit: International Silent…

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Lumière Grand Lyon Film Festival 2020 Opened last weekend, Lumière Film Festival is another festival focuses on the history of cinema with the line-up dedicated to the works of the past through restored prints, retrospectives and tributes. Around 400 screenings and related activities will be held in 22 communes in the Metropolitan Lyon for nine consecutive days! The Lumière Award, an award that recognises the achievement and contributions of an…

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Pordenone Silent Film Festival 2020 Pordenone Silent Film Festival has been hosting for 39 years, and has established itself as the Mecca of silent films. This year it will be opened with William Beaudine’s Penrod and Sam (1923). Line-up for this year also includes Guo Feng (1935) directed by Luo Mingyou and Zhu Shilin, Georg Wilhelm Pabst’s The Devious Path (1928), The Brilliant Biograph from Eye Collections and the newly…

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Documentary produced by Taiwan Film Institute: ‘Archiving Time’ Archiving Time, documentary produced by Taiwan Film Institute about their stories of film preservation and restoration, will be shown on 25 Oct for their special programme celebrating UNESCO's World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. Trailer: https://bit.ly/37aLKLE Related News Facebook Instagram Youtube Twitter Linkedin

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Website of the Northeast India AV Archive Website of the Northeast India AV Archive presents documentary films, newsreels, interviews, amateur footage, sound recordings and photographs. This material relating to the eight states of northeast India exists in various analog and digital formats. The archive is supported by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation of Japan and the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (YIDFF), striving to make the idea of archive popular and…

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Special programme of restored film in this year’s Kaohsiung Film Festival Special programme of restored film in this year's Kaohsiung Film Festival: The Wheel of Life, a 1983 collaboration directed by King Hu, Li Hsing and Pai Ching-Jui. The Kaohsiung Film Archive also presents the 'Independent Era: Taiwan Shorts Restoration Projects 1999-2005', showing eight important shorts made from 1999 to 2005. Related News Facebook Instagram Youtube Twitter Linkedin

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The Electric Princess Picture House has fallen Into disrepair in June The Electric Princess Picture House, an old film theatre in Tainan (which is the location of Hou Hsiao-hsien's short film in the 2007 French anthology commissioned for the 60th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival To Each His Own Cinema), has fallen Into disrepair in June. The rescue team of the Tainan National University of the Arts saved precious…

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