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27 - 30 May 2017

Eye Conference 2017

The Reel Thing

27 — 30 May 2017

Still from In the Heat of the Night (1967, Norman Jewison).
Still from In the Heat of the Night (1967, Norman Jewison).

Founded and curated by Grover Crisp and Michael Friend, The Reel Thing addresses current thinking and most advanced practical examples in the field of preservation, restoration and media conservation, and creates an international common ground for discussion and evaluation. The Reel Thing has been presented all across the United States, as well as Europe and South America, since its inception in 1994.

From Saturday May 27 to Tuesday May 30, the annual Eye International Conference takes place at Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. This year, the conference will host for two days a special 40th edition of the technical symposium The Reel Thing.

Still from Un chapeau de paille d'Italie (1927, René Clair).
Still from Un chapeau de paille d'Italie (1927, René Clair).

The Reel Thing at Eye Filmmuseum is a two-day program with a unique line-up of 25 international experts, including laboratory technicians, academics, archivists, new media technologists and preservationists. The Reel Thing includes technical presentations and special screenings of restored films. The opening of the Eye International Conference is part of the Eye Collection Day.

Still from In the Heat of the Night (1967, Norman Jewison).
Still from In the Heat of the Night (1967, Norman Jewison).

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Screenings

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The Reel Thing XL booklet

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Speaker biographies

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