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.
4/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Dave McNary, Variety
Christopher Nolan Joins Film Foundation Board
Indiana University Cinema, 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN
Restored by Cineteca di Bologna at L'Immagine Ritrovata in association with The Film Foundation. Restoration funding provided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and The Film Foundation. Print courtesy of The Film Foundation Conservation Collection at the Academy Film Archive.
"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