Gosfilmofond of Russia is a federal government state-funded cultural institution-cinematic organization, that is storing collections of movies and other film materials, as well as implements collecting, art manufacturing, culturally educational, artistically historical, filmographic, methodological and informative activities. The organization is located in Domodedovo, Moscow Oblast, at Beliye Stolby Microdistrict, Gosfilmofond Prospekt.
Gosfilmofond Russia has the largest and one of the world’s best cinematic collection, with about 70 000 titles of movies or 967 000 rolls of film material – from silent pictures of the Lumiere brothers filmed in France in 1895, to modern works of Russian and foreign cinema , which are the masterpieces of visual history. In addition to movies Gosfilmofond keeps 450000 units of cinematograpic memorabilia (posters, photographs, literary script, etc.).
1) its organization through increasing, gathering, recording, registration and storage of the collection of movies and other film materials;
2) the implementation of research and collecting activities that aim to increase the collection of movies and other film materials, as well as promote the collection.
Providing of preservation, increase and restoration of the stored collection of movies and other film materials, conducting of informational culturally educational events in its particular field.
Gosfilmofond of Russia has an office that is located in Moscow, Maliy Gnezdnikovsky pereulok., 7/6, as well as two branches: the Illusion movie theatre in Moscow, Kotelnicheskaya Naberejnaya., 1/15, and zoobase , located in the Vladimir Oblast, Petushinskiy district, Leonovo village.
State Film Fund – is the best of the world’s cinematheque with the most dedicated staff
State Film Fund of the Russian Federation – the largest Cinematheque world, not only carefully preserving the past but also building a bridge to the future of cinema, which is based on the memory of film culture.
Gosfilmofond obtaines a truly immense collection that will always remain the most important heritage of the national culture.