The Colloquium „Filmkulturelles Erbe“ will take place in Saarbrücken from 13 to 15 November 2017. The conference will focus on the accessibility, preservation and use of film heritage and the situation of film archives and collections.
On 15 November 2017 at 9:30 Dr. Bastian Drees from the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) – German National Library of Science and Technology will present the film collection of the IWF Wissen und Medien (formerly the Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film), which was transferred to the TIB in 2012. The holdings comprise approximately 11,500 titles covering a broad spectrum of time and subject areas. The technical-scientific subjects as well as biology and ethnology form special focal points of the collection. Most of the publications date from the 1950s to 1980s, some of the films are more than 100 years old.