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George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film combines the world’s leading collections of photography and motion pictures with the National Historic Landmark mansion and gardens of Kodak founder George Eastman. Eastman is heralded as the father of popular photography and motion picture film.
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Rochester, N.Y., September 29, 2014—George Eastman House announced today that it will operate a digital laboratory as part of its Moving Image Department, thanks to Eastman Kodak Company’s donation of state-of-the-art digital equipment. The gift will enhance George Eastman House’s in-house capabilities in film preservation, allowing broader access to the museum’s motion picture collection. The lab will be used for both digitizing select titles from the museum’s premier collection of more than 28,000 films, as well as preserving digitally-born works.
Rochester, N.Y., September 24, 2014—As the city prepares for Rochester Fashion Week, the Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House is celebrating with the screenings of Coco avant Chanel (Anne Fontaine, France 2009, 105 min.) on Thursday, October 9, and The Devil Wears Prada (David Frankel, US 2006, 109 min.) on Saturday, October 11. Both films begin at 8 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre at 900 East Avenue.
Rochester, N.Y., September 22, 2014—George Eastman House announced today that Jurij Meden will join its Moving Image Department as curator of film exhibitions. Meden comes to Eastman House after serving as head of the film programming department at the Slovenska Kinoteka—a member of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF)—in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Meden will start in his new role with George Eastman House this fall and will be responsible for developing and managing the film and media programming for the Dryden Theatre and other exhibition spaces at the museum.
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