Call for Researchers at the Cinémathèque française

3 Visiting Scholar Fellowships to be offered La Cinémathèque française (the French Film Archive) advertised 3 Visiting Scholar Fellowships of 5’000 Euros for the academic year 2017-2018 . The research should be conducted on the Cinemathèque collections and could be  for example dedicated to movie…

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Discovery: 102-Year-Old Hungarian Film Discovered at EYE

DISCOVERY AT EYE A Munkászubbony (The Work Jacket, István Bródy, Hungary, 1915)   DOMITOR congratulates the Dutch researchers at the Amsterdam-based EYE Film Institute who have discovered one of the oldest extant Hungarian films: A Munkászubbony (The Work Jacket), shown on January 12th, 1915. Lost for decades, The…

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British Silent Film Festival Symposium 2017

British Silent Film Festival Symposium 2017 6th & 7th April 2017 King’s College, London The British Silent Film Festival affords scholars, archivists and enthusiasts the opportunity to re-asses film-making in Britain between 1895 and 1930. By bringing forgotten films out of the archive, and encouraging scholarly activity…

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Magic Lantern Show

The Ghost of Robinson Crusoe 1st April 2017 at The French Film Festival – Richmond (VA) 15 April 2017 at the Cinémathèque française – Paris A Live Magic Lantern Show featuring rare, prismatic and vibrant hand-painted glass slides moving across the screen. The show will be accompanied…

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2nd International Conference of the Colour Group (GB)

Colour in Film Monday to Wednesday 27 – 29 March 2017 BFI Southbank and Friends House, London This conference will cover the entire breadth of colour in moving images, from early (pre)cinema’s chromolithographic printing through the applied colours of tinting, toning and their Desmetcolor rendition, from chromogenic Agfacolor…

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Domitor 2016 was at Stockholm in June!

The Fourteenth International Domitor Conference was held at the Swedish Film Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, June 14-17, 2016. The conference was sponsored by Stockholm University and the Swedish Film Institute. The conference,”Viscera, Skin, and Physical Form: Corporeality and Early Cinema,” explored the role of the body in…

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