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The History of Luxembourgian Cinema from1896 to the Present Day

     
     
  1896  
     
    Jacques Marie Bellwald (Picture of Jacques Marie Bellwald supplied courtesy of www.oldpostcardsluxembourg.com)
     
  18/10 - The first public screening is given by photographer Jacques Marie Bellwald to the people of Echternach, a small town on the eastern border.  [MORE]
     
     
     
  1976  
     
   

– The number of cinemas in the country fall from 48 in 1967 to an all-time low of just 16. [MORE] [ADD]

   

 

   

– The Centre de Diffusion et d'Animation Cinématographique (CDAC - Centre for Propagation and Stimulation of Cinema) is established. [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1981  
     
   

– The country’s first feature-lengths films are produced: AFO’s  Waat huet en gesoot (What Did He Say) and Nasty ArtsWhen the Music is Over. [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1988  
     
   

Films of Note

   

 

   

Troublemaker (Andy Bausch)  [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
  1990  
     
   

– The Film Fund of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg is established to promote and encourage the country’s film production.  [MORE] [ADD]

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
   
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
   
     
     
     

 

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