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 Rola film projector from the second floor. The building was broken and the walkway collapsed, the rescuers climbed in for the 100kg projector, which was quite hard and dangerous! There were also some film prints and they have brought back to the university for preservation.


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