EFG1914 at Pordenone Silent Film Festival

Za èeskoslovenský stát / For the Czechoslovak State2013-10-01 | During this year’s Pordenone Silent Film Festival, EFG1914 partners show highlights from their collections relared to the First World War. The presentation will take place on Wednesday,  9th October from 14:30 – 16:30h in the Auditorium della Regione (Via Roma 2), Pordenone.

Within the scope of the EFG1914 project, 21 film archives are digitising a considerable amount of their WWI collections. For the Centenary of the First World War in early 2014, more than 600 hrs of documentaries, newsreels, amateur footage and feature films from and related to WWI will be available on the European Film Gateway and the Europeana websites.

Programme:  (pdf version)

Julia Welter (Deutsches Filminsitut- DIF), Thomas C. Christensen (Danish Film Institute)
Introduction to the EFG1914 project and Presentation of the European Film Gateway

Andrea Meneghelli (Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna)
Il sogno patriottico di Cinessino” (The patriotic dream of Cinessino), Prod: Cines, IT 1915, Dir: Gennaro Righelli

Luisa Comencini (Fondazione Cineteca Italiana); Excerpts from:
Azione della Regia Marina nel golfo di Trieste” (Action of the Royal Navy in the Tires gulf), Prod: Ministero della Marina, IT 1917
Guerra sull’Adamello” (War on the mountain Adamello), IT 1918, Dir: Luca Comerio
I martiri d’Italia” (The Martyrs of Italy), Prod: SA Pittaluga, IT 1917,  Dir: Domenico Gaido

Tomáš Lachman (Národní filmový archiv), Excerpts from:
Počátek čsl. odboje na Rusi”  (Beginning of Czechoslovak Resistance Movement in Russia), CZ 1928
Ceskoslovenští dobrovolníci ve světové válce 1914-1918” (Czechoslovak Volunteers in the World War 1914-1918), Prod: Památník osvobození, CZ 1914
Za československý stat” (For the Czechoslovak state), Prod: Ministerstvo národní obrany, CZ 1928

Bruno Mestdagh (Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique)
Met onze jongens aan den Ijzer” (With Our Troops on the Yser), BE 1928-1929, Prod/Dir: Clemens De Landtsheer

Anke Mebold (Deutsches Filminstitut – DIF); Excerpts from:
Hunger Blockade Germany“, DE/US ca. 1919, Prod/Dir: William Held
My trip to Germany“, DE/US 1919-1922, Prod/Dir: William Held

Oliver Hanley (Österreichisches Filmmuseum)
Life in Young Soviet Russia: “Kinonedelja” (Kino-Week), Issue 22, RU 1918, Dir: Dziga Vertov

Elif Rongen–Kaynakçi (EYE Film Institute Netherlands) ; Excerpts from:
The Burning  Question“, US 1919, Dir: unknown
The Other Half“, US1919, Dir: King Vidor
The Right to Happiness“, US 1919, Dir: Allen Holubar
Mr. Harold Lloyd besucht “Haus Doorn” gelegentlich des “Herminen-Hilfwerk” Basars“,  (Mr Harold Lloyd visits ‘Doorn House’ on the occasion of ‘Herminen-Hilfswerk’ bazaar), Prod: Orion Profilti,  NL 1932