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The Vatican Film Library celebrates its 60th anniversary

Sixty years ago, Pope John XXIII established the Vatican Film Library so that the Holy See’s filmmatic memory could be collected and preserved. Vatican Media presents a Web Documentary in honour of this anniversary.

16 November 1959 saw the birth of the Vatican’s Film Library. Sixty years later, it has collected and preserved approximately eight thousand films. To honour this anniversary, Vatican Media presents a Web Documentary highlighting some important moments and some important film memories it preserves.

16 November 2019, 13:34