Category: News

2013-01-31| EFG1914 partner Filmoteca Española has recently given free online access to the Spanish newsreel NO-DO (Noticiarios y Documentales, 1943 – 1981). Users can also find a selection of feature films, shorts and documentaries, among them several films related to the First World War, which Filmoteca Española will also contribute to the European Film Gateway. […]

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2012-11-28 |The beta version of the Deutsche Digitale Biblitiothek (German Digital Library) went online today.  Around 1’900 German cultural and scientific institutions have registered for participation, content from 90 institutions, among them Deutsches Filminstitut – DIF, is already accessible. The DDB acts as a national data aggregator for Europeana.
www.deutsche-digitale-bibliothek.de
 

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2012-10-15 | The EFG1914 project provides the archivists from many countries the opportunity to compare and better describe their film material about the 1914-1918 period. Hence, a hitherto unknown film document showing the Estonian city Tartu was recently discovered in the process of the project.  It shows the city (called Dorpat in the footage) during […]

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2012-10-12 | Today, EFG1914 partner EYE Film Institute presents A COUPLE OF DOWN-AND-OUTS (UK 1923) by British dircetor Walter Summers at the 31. Pordenone Silent Festival. Similar to Steven Spielbergs “THE WAR HORSE”, the film depicts the relationship between an an unemployed ex-soldier who finds its war horse on the way to the slaughterhouse.
A COUPLE […]

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2012-09-13 | Opportunities for apps developers, designers and other digital innovators will be boosted today as the digital portal Europeana opens up its dataset of over 20 million cultural objects for free re-use. This release is by far the largest one-time dedication of cultural data to the public domain using CC0. It sets an important […]

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2012-06-06 | The Austrian Film Museum has recently published its flagship online video project: “Kinonedelja – Online Edition”. 14 of the original 43 issues of the early Soviet newsreel series “Kinonedelja” (Kino-Week) survive in the Austrian Film Museum’s collection.
For more information go to the website of the Austrian Film Museum.

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2012-03-13 | With EFG1914, a major European co-operation project enters a new phase: Within the last three years (2008-2011), The European Film Gateway became a frequently used web portal for finding films and film-related material from the film archives and cinémathèques of Europe. Now, the follow-up project EFG1914 was kicked off. It officially started on […]

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