Institutions & Archives

American Film Institute
AMIA – Association of Moving Image Archivists
Bonner Kinemathek
British Film Institute
Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv
Cineteca di Bologna
Collate
International www based project that presents Europe's cinematic history through digitalized material
Deutsche Kinemathek
Deutsches Filminstitut - DIF
Extensive online research options for the film institute's collections and databases, internet project on film and advertisement censorship during the Weimar Republik (all decisions of the "Oberprüfstelle" accessible in pdf format, plus bonus material on special censorship cases), extensive link list
Deutsche Wochenschau
Europäische Filmphilharmonie
FIAF – Fédération Internationales des Archives du Film
Filmarchiv Austria
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung
George Eastman House
Le giornate del cinema muto
The Pordenone festival takes place every October and is one of the most important silent film festivals in the world
Gosfilmofond Moskau
Die Website des riesigen russischen Filmarchivs. Hier mag noch mancher Schatz schlummern. Kleine Beispiele aus den Sammlungen können von der Website herunter geladen werden (auch, wenn der Service im Augenblick nur auf der russischsprachigen, und nicht auf der englischsprachigen Seite funktioniert).
L'Immagine Ritrovata
The top lab for film restauration
Library of Congress Collections
Download and watch clips from early American movies in various videos formats
Murnau-Gesellschaft
Learn everything there is to know about German director Friedrich-Wilhelm Murnau and about the activities of the Murnau Society, which include the annual Film&MusikFest, a splendid silent film festival.
UCLA Film & Television Archive