Associate Editor (Restorations and Revivals) Simon Taaffe has come across the following screenings and other information. Click on the links for times etc where indicated.
|Martin Scorsese, Chairman of the Film Foundation|
But if you would like to spend a little time contemplating the results of over two decades’ work then just click here and scroll down.
How do we get to see them? Well that’s a little more difficult. While major events like Cannes Classics and Bologna’s Cinema Ritrovato no doubt get special screening privileges, common or garden second and third tier festivals and cinematheques have to pay a fee. These fees are not token and a festival has to give serious thought as to how many tickets and how much revenue are going to be generated. But the movies are there and growing in number year by year.
……..the latest restoration by Bologna’s Cinema Ritrovato laboratory is Tod Browning's Freaks. Click on the link for a minute long trailer…. Screenings at the Cineteca di Bologna were on this weekend.