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May 4-6, 2018

The Nitrate Picture Show, the world's first festival of film conservation, returns for its fourth 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.

Ticket Information

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Festival Passes

Passes include admission to all screenings and lectures, plus complimentary entrance to the George Eastman Museum May 4–6, 2018. Patrons receive a special gift and recognition on-site and in print.

  • Patron Pass: $250
  • Festival Pass: $150
  • Student/Eastman Museum Member: $125

Please Note: All Workshops and Tours are SOLD OUT

2018 Festival Information

2018 Nitrate Picture Show Program

Pre-Festival Screening: Hamlet


Rooms are available at the Strathallan Hotel, located a half mile from the museum, at a special rate of $179/night. When reserving online, use the code NPS, or mention the Nitrate Picture Show when making reservations over the phone.

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Previous Programs

2017 Program

2016 Program 

2015 Progam