• ‘Preventable' Fire Engulfs Major Brazilian Cinema Film History Archive

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    A storage facility belonging to the Cinemateca Brasileira has been engulfed by flames and while there were no injuries, the facility is home to priceless archives of 35mm and 16mm film and other museological objects.
    The Cinemateca Brasileira is located in São Paulo and is the Brazilian institution responsible for preserving the country's cinema archive. The building stored highly flammable films as well as historically significant objects like ancient projectors, documents, and archives.
    The imminent tragedy that so many have been trying to prevent by speaking out on the dangerous...
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