SPONSORED EVENT: 2022 UCLA Festival of Preservation
Newly restored Hollywood classics and forgotten gems from the Archive, including golden age comedies, film noir, animation, documentaries centering social justice, rare TV programs featuring Betty White, Rod Serling and more.
Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22
Friday from 7:30 p.m. to Sunday 9:15 p.m.
Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
About the sponsor:
A division of UCLA Library, the UCLA Film & Television Archive is internationally renowned for rescuing, preserving and showcasing moving image media and is dedicated to ensuring that the visual achievements of our time are available for information, education and enjoyment. The Archive has over 450,000 film and television holdings conserved in a state-of-the-art facility at the Packard Humanities Institute Stoa in Santa Clarita, CA, that is designed to hold materials ranging from nitrate film to digital video at all preservation standards. Many of the Archive’s projects are screened at prestigious film events around the globe.
The Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum is the home of the UCLA Film & Television Archive's public programs. The theater is among a handful of venues nationwide able to exhibit an entire century's worth of moving images in their original formats. From the earliest silent films requiring variable speed projection all the way up to cutting-edge digital cinema, the Wilder can accommodate an array of screen technologies.