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The Napoleon by Abel Gance will be restored by Netflix in partnership with the Cinémathèque française


After signing a collaboration with MK2, the streaming giant becomes a patron of the Parisian institution and its operations to preserve cinematographic heritage.

The American online video giant Netflix announced on Thursday that it had become a patron of the French Cinémathèque, and contributed alongside it to the restoration of a piece of history of the 7th art,


by Abel Gance.

No financial amount was specified: "

the French Cinémathèque has committed to a confidentiality clause regarding the amounts received from its generous patrons and donors, to which Netflix is ​​no exception,

" the director told AFP. of the communication of this institution of cinephilia, Jean-Christophe Mikhaïloff.

But symbolically, this support for the restoration of a monument of French cinematographic heritage is important for the multinational: Netflix, like the Cinémathèque, intends to show that it supports “

the preservation and influence of French and international cinematographic heritage and (wants) to promote its transmission

”, according to a joint press release.

The partnership concluded with the Cinémathèque will also extend to the organization of screenings, conferences and masterclasses.

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Source: lefigaro

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