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The filmarchive is a division of the federal archive (Bundesarchiv). Since 3 October 1990 the national filmarchive of the GDR has been incorporated into the Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv. With that it became one of the largest filmarchives worldwide and the central German filmarchive.

The headquarters of the Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv is in Berlin. All non technical and filmhistorical departments and all departments dealing with archive users are also in Berlin.

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Trailer cinefest 2016

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Chris Horak's Blog entry about the 29th International film History Conference

Flyer cinefest 2017

cinefest 2017 flyer (pdf)

Hans-Michael Bock received the Limina Prize for Cultural Achievement 2016

The Prize was awarded during FilmForum in Gorizia on 10 March 2016 pdf Limina Prize





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