Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna is the most important foundation in Italy, and in Europe, for the restoration, storage, development and marketing of european classic films. Surf Film has established an important partnership with this foundation.
Our vast library will be able to store, restore and keep in the market our titles whilst reaching the new standards and technological requirements of contemporary TV and cinema. The unique task of Fondazione di Bologna is to maintain the authenticity and original beauty of these movies.

“The battle of Algiers” Restored
Surf Film is proud to announce the restoration of Gillo Pontecorvo's The battle of Algiers at 73th Venice Internacional Film Festival


Restored by Cineteca of Bologna and Istituto Luce Cinecittà  in collaboration with Surf Film, Igor Videocine Produzioni,  Casbah Entertainment and CultFilms at 73th Venice International Film Festival.

The screenings will take place:

“Venice Classics”

September 04th,  2016 – Sunday, Room Giardino  3:30 pm

September 05th, 2016 – Monday, Room Volpi  9:00 am

To learn more, click here


‘I Mostri’ Restored
Surf Film is proud to announce the restoration of Dino Risi's I Mostri

News, Restorations

Restoration (World Premiere): Museo Nazionale del Cinema  – Fondazione Maria Adriana Prolo and Cineteca di Bologna in collaboration with Rti-Mediaset, Lyon Film and Surf Film

Directed by Dino Risi

(Italy, 1963, 118’, B&W)

72th Venice International Film Festival

A Film to Save
Giornata particolare nominated for important recognition

News, Restorations

One of Italian Cinema’s jewels, “A Special Day- Una Giornata Particolare” has been nominated as one of the 100 Italian films that need to be saved.

We are proud to say that our restoration has contributed to this.

Todo Modo
Directed by Elio Petri

News, Restorations

Restored by  Cineteca of Bologna and Surf Film  at the 71th Venice International Film Festival

Una Giornata Particolate
Directed by Ettore Scola

News, Restorations

Restored by   CSC- Cineteca Nazionale of Rome and Surf Film , at the 71th Venice International Film Festival

Won the “Golden Lion Prize for Best Film  restored 2014 – Section Venice Classics”

Matrimonio all’italiana
Directed by Vittorio de Sica

News, Restorations

Restored in 2014 by  Cineteca of Bologna and Surf Film, presented at the 68th Cannes Film Festival as a tribute to the actress Sophia Loren for his 80th birthday


Decima Vittima
directed by Elio Petri

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Restored in 2012 by  Cineteca of Bologna, presented at the 69th Venice International Film Festival