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Il Cinema Ritrovato: Festival Report (part 1)
Posted on July 23, 2015
We've been lucky enough to be invited to Il Cinema Ritrovato, a fantastic film festival in Bologna, Italy that presents film lovers with the chance to see restored classics and rarities from the archives. This year, its 29th edition, sees 427 films presented from the 1890's to the present day.
Edinburgh International Film Festival: Coujoe's Report
Posted on July 20, 2015
Our FEDS trainees - 15 ambitious young people receiving experience in distribution, exhibition and international sales - are moving ahead with their careers. Here, Coujoe Alleyne, working at 20th Century Fox during the scheme, gives his report on his festival experience at Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Exhibitor of the Month: Close Up, East London
Posted on July 16, 2015
We spoke to the library's owner Damien Sanville during the recent launch of Close Up on why the time was right to open a cinema now, which cinemas inspired him to open one and why John Cassavetes is the ideal mascot for opening an independent cinema.
How to put on a live score event
Posted on July 1, 2015
Last year, we were delighted to have some top people to speak at our Archive Screening Days and we've invited some of the best panelists to give you the key facts you need to know, whether you want to commission a new score, or simply host a live screening for the first time.