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The Nitrate Picture Show

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June 4-7, 2020

The Nitrate Picture Show, the world’s first festival of film conservation, returns for its sixth year. The festival features screenings of vintage nitrate prints from international archives—including the Eastman Museum’s own collection—as well as lectures, workshops, and other opportunities to experience the art and science of film preservation, from print conservation to archival projection.

TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER 9, 9 A.M.

Ticket Information

Festival Passes

Passes include admission to all screenings and lectures, plus complimentary entrance to the George Eastman Museum June 4–7, 2020. Patrons receive a special gift and recognition on-site and in print.

  • Patron Pass — $250
  • Weekend (Regular) Pass — $175
  • Student/Member Passes — $125

Guided Kodak Factory Tour
Advance registration required. Tickets: $125.

  • Tour 1: Thursday, June 4, 8–11 a.m. (Limit 12)
  • Tour 2: Thursday, June 4, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. (Limit 12)
  • Tour 3: Thursday, June 4, 12:30–3:30 p.m. (Limit 12)

Workshop: How to Make Nitrate Film
Advance registration required. Tickets: $50.

  • Session 1: Friday, June 5, 2–3:15 p.m. (Limit 15) 
  • Session 2: Friday, June 5, 3:15–4:30 p.m. (Limit 15)

Guided Tour of the Louis B. Mayer Conservation Center
Advance registration required. Tickets: $75.

  • Tour 1: Friday, June 5, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. (Limit 15)
  • Tour 2: Friday, June 5, 12–2 p.m. (Limit 15)
  • Tour 3: Friday, June 5, 2–4 p.m. (Limit 15)

Guided Tour of the George Eastman Museum Technology Vault 
Advance registration required. Tickets: $50.

  • Tour 1: Friday, June 5, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (Limit 12)
  • Tour 2: Friday, June 5, 1:30–3 p.m. (Limit 12)

Guided Tour of Film Preservation Services 
Advance registration required. Tickets: $50.

  • Tour 1: Friday, June 5, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. (Limit 12)
  • Tour 2: Friday, June 5, 1–3:30 p.m. (Limit 12)

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