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  • EYE goes Bologna

    Wednesday 22 June 2016

    From June 23 on Bologna will be the dazzling centre of activities for the moving image collection, archive and preservation professionals. On June 23, the 72nd Congress of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) will kick off in Bologna, Italy. The congress, consisting of official meetings and a symposium about archival matters, will gradually give way to the 30st edition one of the biggest preservation film festival of the world; Il Cinema Ritrovato. As every year, EYE Filmmuseum will be in Bologna with films and presentations. EYE's films are mainly from the silent period, and make part of different sub-programs, like '100 years ago;1916', a tribute to Norma Talmadge, celebration of Dada's 100th birthday (in which also the Bankroet Jazz, co-produced by EYE will be screened) and in Lumiere, the 1896 season, where some examples of EYE's earliest films will be screened. The festival dates are June 25 to July 2. The program is online.

    The Lumière Brothers exhibition curated by the Institut Lumière in Lyon celebrates the invention of cinema and will open its doors to the public on June 25 in Bologna.The exhibition will be open until January 2017. Like in the past years, this year too the FIAF Summer School will be convening in the city, to educate and embrace the young generation of film archivists, organized  by the Cineteca.

    EYE is also contributing films to this years festival DVD; Grand Tour Italiano. 9 films from EYE are part of the double DVD on short films showing Italy through the camera lens. Industrie des marbres à Carrare (FR, 1914)Exploitation du sel en Sicile (FR, 1912)Sestri Levante (IT, 1913)De Italiaansche Riviera di Levante (IT, 1912)Fiat (IT, 1925, Istituto Luce) and from the Desmet Collectie, Amalfi (IT, 1910), Il Pescara (IT, 1912)Salti e laghi del fiume Velino (IT, 1912) en Het groote plateau van den Carnische Alpen (FR, 1912)

    A complete overview of the films from the EYE collection at Il Cinema Ritrovato:

    In the program 'The 1896 Season', films from our Mutoscope & Biograph collection:

    Shooting the Chutes 

    Ten Inch Disappearing Carriage Gun Loading and Firing, Sandy Hook

    Stable on fire, A 

    Hard wash, A 

    American Falls, Luna Island, The 

    Dancing darkies 

    Empire state express 

    View on Boulevard, New York City

    Wrestling pony and man  

    Nuit terrible, Une (FR, Georges Méliès)

     

    In the program 'Cento Anni Fa (Hundred Years Ago 1916)':

    Artiestenzomerfeest (NL)

    Camp of gouda (our Belgian refugees in Holland)  

    Heidenröschen (D, Frans Hofer)

    Hawaii: the Paradise of the Pacific (US, Lyman H. Howe)

    Staalfabrieken Krupp 

    Signori giurati (IT, Giuseppe Giusti)

    Jaloersche vrouw, De (onbekend) 

    Uit het leven van twee chimpansees. Napoleon en Sally houden de kogels tegen. (US)

    Entdeckung Deutschlands durch die Marsbewohner, Die (D, Richard Otto Frankfurter, Georg Jacoby)

     

    In Dada:

    Statendam / journaal / Hollandiafilm

    Bankroet Jazz

     

    And in the Norma Talmadge tribute:

    Fathers hatband [Desmet Collection]

    Safety curtain, The

    Lady and her maid, A [Desmet Collection]

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