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First film screening in Romania

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Object:First film screening in Romania
Description:The photograph shows the front of the building housing the Romanian newspaper ‘L’Independance Roumaine’ in Bucharest.
Comment:The first screening of newsreels in Romania took place in this building in June 1896, organized by the Lumière brothers. The date of the photograph is unclear.
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Romania (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Arhiva Naţională de Filme
Archive:Arhiva Naţională de Filme (Collection ANF), Inv. No.: Doc-Cat 54
Editor:Karl Kaser