The Film Foundation supports the preservation and restoration of cinema, ensuring its survival for future generations.


The Story of Movies curriculum teaches middle and high school students the language of cinema.

The African Film Heritage Project: Cinema’s Next Chapter

7/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Oscar Harding

The African Film Heritage Project: Cinema’s Next Chapter

Cinema Escapist talks to some of the people behind the biggest milestone in African cinema this decade.

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Venice Film Festival, Sala Giardino, Venice, Italy


Restored by Universal Pictures in collaboration with The Film Foundation. Special thanks to Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg for their consultation on this restoration.

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"Our American artistic heritage has to be preserved and shared by all of us. Just as we’ve learned to take pride in our poets and writers, in jazz and the blues, we need to take pride in our cinema, our great American art form.”

Martin Scorsese, Founder and Chair