This year marks the 30th anniversary of The Film Foundation, one of the world’s essential film preservation organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving motion picture history. Founded by Martin Scorsese, the organization has helped restore over 850 films from all over the world. To celebrate, we’re joining Film Foundation Executive Director Margaret Bodde and film archivists from The Academy Film Archive, The Anthology Film Archive, and MoMA as they discuss the process of film preservation, share highlights from important restorations, and explore the challenges they face in their quest to preserve the history of film.
Moderated by Tom Hall. With Panelists Margaret Bodde (Executive Director, The Film Foundation), Mike Pogorzelski (Director, Academy Film Archive, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences), Tessa Idlewine (Short Film Preservationist, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences), John Klacsmann (Archivist, Anthology Film Archives), and Katie Trainor (Film Archivist, Museum of Modern Art).
This Program is Part of The Storyteller Series,
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