Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

The European Movie Academy is highlighting 35 areas in Europe which characterize the “Treasures of European Movie Tradition”.

The Trevi Fountain in Rome, the Notting Hill Bookshop in London, the Previous Royal Naval School in Greenwich, the Institut Lumière in Lyon, the Bergman Museum on the island of Faro and the Odessa Stairs…

In complete, 35 museums, monuments, but additionally locations and landscapes have been recognized by the European Movie Academy as belonging to European cinematographic reminiscence.

Euronews spoke to the director of the European Movie Academy, Matthijs Wouter Knoll.

“The European Movie Academy determined to honour these locations and provides them a particular standing, as is the case in lots of nations when speaking about heritage,” explains Wouter Knoll.

“We needed to do the identical for European movie historical past, one of many oldest (movie) histories on the earth. Individuals are very within the classics, and displaying them, displaying the locations the place they had been made, the place folks have recollections of them. It is a vital a part of the work we are able to do – to broaden the viewers inquisitive about cinema in Europe.”

The record of “Treasures of European Movie Tradition” is rising yearly…

Among the many 35 present websites is Babelsberg Studio.

Based in 1912, it nonetheless some of the engaging on the earth for giant productions, and, in fact, the cradle of German cinema.

Situated in Potsdam-Babelsberg exterior Berlin, it’s the second oldest large-scale movie studio on the earth (solely preceded by the Danish Nordisk Movie), and Europe’s largest movie studio.

Among the many films filmed there are classics like Robert Wiene’s The Cupboard of Dr. Caligari and Fritz Lang’s Metropolis.

More moderen productions embody Captain America: Civil Warfare, Inglourious Basterds, The Grand Budapest Lodge and The Matrix Resurrections.

In Andalusia, the Plaza de España in Seville has simply been listed as having been used as a set for numerous masterpieces – from Lawrence of Arabia to Star Wars.

Lastly, the Sète seashores within the south of France had been the setting for greater than 100 movies, together with these of the unforgettable and much-missed Agnès Varda, who was one of many best ambassadors of Sète… and of cinema.

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