Cineteca Nazionale, the Italian National Film Library, established by state law in 1949, it is the most important cinematographic archive in Italy and among the major cinematographic archives in Europe and in the world. It is engaged in the restoration of Italian cinema: great masterpieces and lesser known works are restored and projected every year, in accordance with the complex articulation of our cinematography.
The collection of the Film Archive of the National Film Library, one of the richest in the world, consists of about 60,000 titles including feature films and short films.
The National Film Library has at the center of its institutional mission the preservation and restoration of the Italian cinematographic heritage.
The Cineteca Nazionale makes available a vast catalog to the cultural organizations for events without commercial purposes. The catalog is made up of 75% of Italian films. Over 1,500 screenings are organized every year in Italy and abroad.