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Film heritage often owes its preservation to chance. An important example is the collection of the Dutch film distributor Jean Desmet, which is now housed as the Desmet Collection in the Eye Film Museum and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is thanks to this that some early German silent films have been preserved. Archivists, experts and restorers discuss the history of film distribution and the importance of film distributors for the preservation of film heritage. Following the event, Ivo Blom will present a selection of German silent films from the Desmet collection at 14:00.

Limited number of seats. Prior registration is recommended!

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14. Nov. 2020
Abgelaufene Events


11:00 - 13:00
Metropolis Cinema


Metropolis Cinema
Kleine Theaterstr. 10, 20354 Hamburg
cinefest - Internationales Festival des deutschen Film-Erbes


cinefest - Internationales Festival des deutschen Film-Erbes

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