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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., May 6, 2015—George Eastman House has received a grant award of $60,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the museum’s Leo Hurwitz: Art, Conscience, and the Documentary Film preservation project. Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the NEA promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity.
»Rare screenings of "Casablanca" and "The Man Who Knew Too Much" to kick off the Nitrate Picture Show at Eastman House tonight
Rochester, N.Y., May 1, 2015—George Eastman House has released the official program for the inaugural Nitrate Picture Show, the world’s first festival of film conservation. A vintage, 35mm print of Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, US 1942) will kick off the festival at 8 p.m. tonight in the Dryden Theatre, followed by The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock, UK 1934) at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are still available, and seating is limited.
»George Eastman House welcomes William Wellman Jr. to the inaugural Nitrate Picture Show on April 30
Rochester, N.Y., April 24, 2015—George Eastman House welcomes famed actor, producer, and author William Wellman Jr. to launch the preview event for the Nitrate Picture Show, the world’s first festival of film conservation, on Thursday, April 30. Wellman will be introducing one of his father’s famous films, A Star Is Born (William A. Wellman, US 1937) at 8 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre, followed by a discussion and book signing.
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