TIFF will be acquiring four major film print collections from NBC Universal, Mongrel Media, entertainmentOne and Canadian filmmaker Peter Mettler, consisting of 1,460 film prints in 16mm and 35mm formats. Highlights of the films included in these collections are 11 Alfred Hitchcock films including Rear Window (1954), Tod Browning’s Dracula (1931), Abbas Kiarostami’s Certified Copy (2011), John Carpenter's The Thing (1982), and the Coen Brothers' The Big Lebowski (1998).
To help cover the costs of storing, revising, and maintaining the prints, TIFF has launched the Save This Moment fundraising campaign, with the first $15,000 raised to be matched by an anonymous donor. The Save This Moment campaign runs from November 15 to December 31 and more information can be found at tiff.net/savethismoment.
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