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75 Years of Cinema Museum

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Henri Langois almost single-handedly preserved the film heritage of France--and the world--from destruction by time and neglect. This documentary examines the history of Langois' preservation efforts, and includes clips of films he has saved as well as interviews with the man himself. In 1936, together with Georges Franju, Langois formed the . Because of his efforts, and regular viewings in Cinémathèque's screening rooms, French cinema emerged from World War II vibrant and healthy. Among the individuals...more

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