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Film: “They Shall Not Grow Old”

Thursday, February 6, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In this 2018 documentary film, Academy Award-winner Peter Jackson presents never- before-seen footage of World War I and shares the stories of men who were there. Using groundbreaking computer restoration technology on archival footage that is more than 100 years old, Jackson’s team creates a moving depiction of WWI in restored, vivid color and retiming of film frames. The footage is drawn from the BBC and British Imperial War Museums’ archives. 1 hour, 39 minutes.

Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Details

Date:
Thursday, February 6
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529

Other

In-House Program Category
Film
In-House Program Category 2
NEH
Staff Contact
Hannah Schmidl
Setup Required
60 chairs, rack in the back, extra stack of chairs in the back
Summary
In this 2018 documentary film, Academy Award-winner Peter Jackson presents never- before-seen footage of World War I and shares the stories of men who were there. Using groundbreaking computer restoration technology on archival footage that is more than 100 years old, Jackson's team creates a moving depiction of WWI in restored, vivid color and retiming of film frames. The footage is drawn from the BBC and British Imperial War Museums' archives. 1 hour, 39 minutes. Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Series
None
Platforms for Promotion
Connections
Promotional Materials
Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Max Number of Attendees
100
Age Groups
Adult
Status of Post
P - Ready for M to Edit
Connections Section
Adults