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The Academy Launches First-Ever “Film-to-Film” Festival – Carnival Of Souls, Terry Gilliam.s Brazil On Schedule

19 September 2012 1:18 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

In celebration of its recent film preservation efforts, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will launch the first-ever .Film-to-Film. Festival, which will run September 27 through September 29, in the Academy.s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills and the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. A year ago the Academy Film Archive launched an ambitious effort called .Project Film-to-Film,. aimed at preserving as many films on film as possible over a two-year period. The initiative.s main goal is to take advantage of the current, but threatened, availability of film stock to create new prints of a diverse range of motion pictures, encompassing the whole history of the art form.

More than 390 new prints have already been created from the best available film elements, covering significant narrative features and documentaries, as well as experimental, animated and short film titles. The wide variety of titles range from .Navajo,. the only film »

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