The Harvard Film Archive (HFA) is a film archive devoted to cinema located in the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It maintains a collection of over 25.000 films and related documents, and regularly screens films in its 210 seat theater. It also maintains a film conservation center near Central Square, Cambridge.
The archive was founded in 1979 by Robert Gardner and his colleagues in Harvard's Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, with grants from the Henry Luce Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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