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Viviana García-Besné

Permanencia Voluntaria Film Archive
Filmmaker, archivist and activist for popular film preservation. Her first film Perdida, had its international premiere at the official selection of Telluride Film Festival and received several awards during its journey through festivals. She is the founder of the Permanencia Voluntaria Film Archive in Mexico, The Baticine: the only movie theatre in her small town and EL Green Room Zoom: a series of down to earth conversations with a focus on inspiration, vision and purpose with filmmakers and producers. She has collaborated with The Academy Film Archive, UCLA Film and Television Archive and Cinema Preservation Alliance to save and restore neglected films. All her restorations have premiered at Major Festivals including: Berlinale World Forum, TCM, L´Immagine Ritrovata, Morelia Film Festival and this summer she will premiere her latest restoration at Rotterdam. She is currently working in a multimedia project about memory and death: HYPERPHANTASIA. She is also a mother of two children and loves cooking for friends.

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Wednesday, April 14

10:00am PDT

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