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10 January 2017

The Association des Cinémathèques Europénnes (ACE) and the FIAF Cataloguing and Documentation Commission have issued a Call for Presentations for their jointly organised workshop "Metadata Management in Film Archives - Putting the Cinematographic Works Standard EN 15907 to use and introducing the new FIAF Cataloguing Manual" to be held on 29 and 30 March 2017 at the Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften (ZEM), Potsdam.

15 December 2016

The international conference "The Birth of Military Cinemas (1914-1930)" (Namur and Brussels, 29-30 November and 1 December 2017) aims to analyse the birth of the military cinematographic services that ermerged in the world at the turn of the years 1914-1918.




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