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Restoring film history, one movie at a time

  • Adrian Jonathan Pasaribu


Jakarta | Sun, February 19 2012 | 01:38 pm

PREMIUM For 37 years, Sinematek has been the home of the country’s history of cinema, collecting countless films, screenplays, books, newspaper clippings and government regulation drafts in its archives since its founding on Oct. 20, 1975.

But then, documents are not as infinite as history itself. Film stocks, for instance, must be kept in a climate-controlled vault. Should they become exposed to...