One half of all films made before 1950, and over 80% made before 1929 are lost forever. The Film Foundation preserves and restores film -- features, documentaries, independent, avant-garde, home movies, and silent films, ensuring their survival for future generations.
The Story of Movies curriculum teaches middle and high school students the language of cinema.
12/7/2007 12:00:00 AM
“MOVIES ROCK” CELEBRATES FILM PRESERVATION
Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Street, New York, NY
THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER
Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive in cooperation with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. with funding provided by Robert Sturm and The Film Foundation.
"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