FIAF, Fédération Internationale des Archives du Film
What is FIAF ?

The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) brings together institutions dedicated to rescuing films both as cultural heritage and as historical documents.

Founded in Paris in 1938, FIAF is a collaborative association of the world's leading film archives whose purpose has always been to ensure the proper preservation and showing of motion pictures. Today, more than 150 archives in over 77 countries collect, restore, and exhibit films and cinema documentation spanning the entire history of film.

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FIAF Bookshop

FIAF Digital Projection Guide
Joint Edition by FIAF & Norwegian Film Institute.

The Advanced Projection Manual
Joint Edition by FIAF and the Norwegian Film Institute.

This Film is Dangerous
Editor: Roger Smither,
Co-editor: Catherine A. Surowiec

Video of the month
Video of the month

This month we present you Apparitions, a film based on the ‘re-animating’ of 760 digitally restored images (©INSEP)

Mumbai - Film Preservation and Restoration School India

For the first time ever in India, the Film Heritage Foundation in collaboration with Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation, Cineteca di Bologna and L’Immagine Ritrovata will host a week-long school from February 22 – 28, 2015 at Films Division, Mumbai.

Singapore - SEAPAVAA

19th SEAPAVAA Conference in Singapore on 22 – 28 April,2015:

Advocate, Connect, Engage”. Conference Call



We are glad to announce that, José Manuel Costa was assigned Director and Rui Machado was assigned Deputy Director of the Cinemateca Portuguesa-Museu do Cinema.