Film Heritage in the EU : Report published / Relatório publicado

Film Heritage  in the EU : Report published / Relatório publicado




REPORT on the Implementation of the
European Parliament and Council
Recommendation on Film Heritage

Cinematographic works are an essential component of our cultural heritage and therefore
deserve full protection. In addition to their cultural value, cinematographic works are a source
of historical information about European society. They are a comprehensive record of the
richness of Europe’s cultural identities and the diversity of its people. Cinematographic
images are a crucial element for learning about the past and for civic reflection upon our
civilisation. In order to ensure that the European film heritage is passed down to future
generations, it has to be systematically collected, catalogued, preserved and restored. In
addition, European film heritage should be made accessible for non-commercial educational,
academic, research and cultural purposes (…)