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    Restoration Premiere of ‘Napoleon by Abel Gance’ (1927) Opens Cannes Classics

    A screening of Abel Gance’s newly-restored 1927 masterpiece ‘Napoleon by Abel Gance’ kicked off the 77th Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday. The film, one of the last large-scale productions of the silent film era, premiered at the Debussy Theatre as part of the ‘Cannes Classics’ series, just six months after Ridley Scott’s remake of the […]

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    GGF-Funded Restoration of Napoléon (1927) to open Cannes Classics

    From festival-cannes.com A legend known to cinephiles the world over, a major work of the silent era, one of the most monumental restorations in the history of filmmaking will be unveiled on May 14 as a world premiere: Napoléon by Abel Gance (1st period), in a version resulting from a colossal, passionate effort by the Cinémathèque […]

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    Restored Argentinian Film ‘Never Open That Door’ to be Released with Booklet, Bonus Features

    Celebrated Argentinian film “Never Open That Door” (“No abras nunca esa puerta,” 1952), recently restored with funding from the Golden Globe Foundation, will soon be available on DVD with a selection of bonus materials, thanks to film distributor Flicker Alley. “This extraordinary 1952 Argentinian noir … is probably the most bedarkened, beshadowed film I’ve seen, […]

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    ‘Smog’ Film Restoration – Film Poster Design Contest Winners Announced

    UCLA Film & Television Archive has announced the winner and runner-up of a film poster design contest that invited UCLA student artists to show their unique interpretations of the newly restored film Smog (dir. Franco Rossi, Italy, 1962). This contest was open exclusively to students in the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. Set against the backdrop […]

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    Golden Globe Foundation-funded restoration of ‘Smog’ (1962) to premiere at UCLA Festival of Preservation

    Event Date: April 7, 2024 - 8:30pm - Billy Wilder Theater - FREE

    In-person:  Introduction by Luca Celada and Francesca Santovetti, professor of Italian Studies, New England Conservatory of Music. Admission is free. No advance reservations. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Hammer Museum members will have reserved seating available at the box office. The box office opens one hour before the first program […]

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    UCLA Film & Television Archive – Festival of Preservation

    Event Date: April 5 - April 7, 2024

    “It’s one of the great events on the Los Angeles movie calendar and, even in its 21st biennial edition, still as exciting and groundbreaking as ever […] It’s not just gorgeous new versions of films you’ve never seen or seen only in diminished condition. The UCLA event inevitably includes remarkable movies you never even knew […]

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    Golden Globe Foundation-funded restoration of ‘Never Open That Door’ (1952) to premiere at UCLA Festival of Preservation

    Event Date: April 6, 2024 - 9:30pm - Billy Wilder Theater - FREE

    The Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles presents a special screening of Never Open That Door (No abras nunca era puerta, Argentina 1952), a restoration funded by the Golden Globe Foundation and the Film Noir Foundation. Restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive from a 35mm dupe picture negative, a 35mm subtitled print and […]

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    Celebrating Three World Premieres in February, IndieCollect Starts 2024 with a Restoration Bang!

    Event Date: February 24 & 26, 2024

    Thanks to the Golden Globe Foundation’s prior grant to IndieCollect, our archive and restoration teams have worked wonders before and after the winter break. We are so proud to announce three new restoration premieres in February — BITTER CANE in New York City on Feb 24 & 26, and Glen Pitre’s two Cajun-language films in […]

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    2024 Restoration World Premieres in New Orleans!

    Event Date: February 24 & 25, 2024

    The New Orleans Film Society Presents:$8.50 A BARREL / HUIT PIASTRES ET DEMIE!by Glen PitreSaturday, February 24, 2024IN PERSON: Glen Pitre YELLOW FEVER / LA FIEVRE JAUNEby Glen PitreSunday, February 25, 2024IN PERSON: Glen Pitre French Film FestivalPrytania Theatre5339 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70115 Both films were restored with support of the Golden Globe […]

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    Catch ‘Brighton Beach’ Anthology Film Archives

    Event Date: February 9 - 15, 2024

    IndieCollect is touting the upcoming run of ‘Brighton beach’, by Carol Stein & Susan Wittenberg, at Anthology Film Archives, February 9 to 15, 2024. Funded by the HFPA Trust in 2022, this IndieCollect restoration premiered in August 2023 at BAM Cinemas. It is now part of our “Women Directors: IN PLAIN SIGHT!” film tour, an […]

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