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George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film combines the world’s leading collections of photography and motion pictures with the National Historic Landmark mansion and gardens of Kodak founder George Eastman. Eastman is heralded as the father of popular photography and motion picture film.

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»Sweet Creations gingerbread house display kicks off the holiday season at George Eastman House on November 7

Rochester, N.Y., October 28, 2014—Join us at George Eastman House, your home for the holidays, for the 19th annual Sweet Creations gingerbread house display, a roster of holiday films, Holiday Homecoming celebration with Santa, and tabletop tree and wreath displays. The historic house will be elaborately decorated.

»George Eastman House Launches
The Nitrate Picture Show

Rochester, N.Y., October 27, 2014—George Eastman House announced today the launch of The Nitrate Picture Show, the world’s first archival festival of film conservation, showcasing vintage 35mm nitrate film prints made from the beginnings of cinema to the early 1950s. The inaugural edition of The Nitrate Picture Show: A Festival of Film Conservation will be held May 1–3, 2015 at the Dryden Theatre, George Eastman House’s historic venue for film exhibition in Rochester, NY. The Dryden Theatre—one of only a few archival venues in the world that can project nitrate film—is home to the museum’s ongoing program of past and present cinematic works from all countries.

»"Björk: Biophilia Live" Will Have its Rochester Premiere at Dryden Theatre on October 29

Rochester, N.Y., October 23, 2014—The Dryden Theatre at George Eastman House, 900 East Avenue, will be hosting the Rochester premiere of Björk: Biophilia Live (UK 2014), followed by When Bjork Met Attenborough (UK 2013) as part of a double feature beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. 

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The House, Gardens & George Eastman

The restored Conservatory of
George Eastman House.

The Townson Terrace Garden of
George Eastman House.

The Rock Garden at George Eastman House.

A young visitor to George Eastman
House enjoys pre-cinematic toys
in the Discovery Room.

George Eastman, left, and
Thomas Edison introduce color
motion pictures to the world
from the Eastman estate in 1928.

George Eastman

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