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08 Jun 2010
Danish Film Institute Launched Carl Th. Dreyer Website
In May the Danish Film Institute launched a new website about Carl Theodor Dreyer and his work. Audiences around the world are invited to explore the full extent of the famous film director's ingenious art. ...
Treasures from the Archives
Among its manyfold treasures, the Cinemateca Portuguesa-Museu do Cinema holds a unique collection of oil-cloth albums filled with single film frames, testifying of a a rather unusual and disconcerting method of appropriating and collecting film memorabilia in the 1920s. Clues on how those collections came about were discovered in a film magazine article published in 1932, in which Portuguese film director António Lopes Ribeiro recounts his memories of this daring practice among some Lisbon projectionists and film aficionados.