Cannes Director Thierry Fremaux Marks 125th Anniversary of First Cinema Screening: ‘Cinemas Died Often, Yet They’re Still Alive’

In a guest column for Variety, on the eve of the 125th anniversary of the first commercial movie screening, Thierry Fremaux, director of the Lumiere Institute and the Cannes Film Festival, celebrates the legacy and resilience of cinema through history. The film was made by Louis and Auguste Lumiere, the iconic French brothers who developed […]