Union internationale du cinéma (UNICA)

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1937 Paris France


Founded as a permanent commission with the title International Union of Amateur Film Makers – Union internationale du cinéma amateur; approved at 4th Congress, 13-19 Jun 1938, Vienna (Austria). New title adopted 1976, Vienna. Previously also referred to in French as Union des fédérations nationales du cinéma non professionnel and also Fédération internationale du cinéma non professionnel. Has been unofficially referred to as International Union of Amateur Cinema – Unión Internacional de Cine Amateur. Also known as Union internationale du cinéma non professionnel. Statutes adopted 15 Aug 1947 Stockholm (Sweden); revised: Salerno (Italy) 1968; Hradec Kralové (Czech Rep) 1994; St Petersburg (Russia) 2015; Suceava (Romania) 2016; Dortmund (Germany) 2017; Blansko (Czech Rep) 2018.


Promote video and film making as a means of international communication; support international cultural cooperation; represent member federations at UNESCO; achieve recognition of independence and freedom of expression for member federations.


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