The late 19th-century Luminous Pantomimes from Emile Reynaud's optical theater, a predecessor of film, have been included in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register (Paměť světa) of documentary heritage on the joint proposal of the Czech Republic and France, the Czech Culture Ministry has announced, Prague Post informs. This is the Czech Republic's fifth entry into the World Memory list. Read more. More details here.
The UNESCO Memory of the World Programme, launched in 1992, aims at preserving documentary heritage in various parts of the world.