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INAH and UNAM Restore Revolutionary Films

MEXICO CITY.- More than 2 and a half hours of filming that include scenes from the Centennial of the Independence celebrations and from different stages of the Mexican Revolution, were restored thanks to the jointed efforts of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), process that extends its conservation another 100 years. Thanks to the financial support of INAH, UNAM Film Library counts on with 35 mm copies for their projection, as well as digital versions of the aforementioned films and of movies related to the Revolution: El prisionero 13, El compadre Mendoza y Vámonos con Pancho Villa directed by Fernando de Fuentes between 1933 and 1935. INAH and UNAM signed a collaboration agreement to promote teaching, research and cultural divulgation signed by Dr. Jose Narro Robles, rector of UNAM, and Alfonso de Maria y Campos, INAH general director, as witnesse