International Cinema Day🎦

Category: Culture
International Cinema Day around the world in 2024

About International Cinema Day

How long until International Cinema Day?
International Cinema Day .
Dates of International Cinema Day
2025 InternationalDec 28
International Sun, Dec 28Observances Holiday
2024 InternationalDec 28
International Sat, Dec 28Observances Holiday
2023 InternationalDec 28
International Thu, Dec 28Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalDec 28
International Wed, Dec 28Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalDec 28
International Tue, Dec 28Observances Holiday
Summary
The Lumière brothers projected short films for paying customers on Dec 28th 1895 in Paris, France.

The world celebrates International Cinema Day on December 28th.

On this day in 1895, the world's first commercial movie screening took place at the Grand Cafe in Paris. The film was made by Louis and Auguste Lumiere, two French brothers who developed a camera-projector called the Cinematographe.

The Lumiere brothers unveiled their invention to the public in March 1895 with a brief film showing workers leaving the Lumiere factory. On December 28th, the entrepreneurial siblings screened a series of short scenes from everyday French life and charged admission for the first time.

The Lumieres opened theaters (known as cinemas) in 1896 to show their work and sent crews of cameramen around the world to screen films and shoot new material

Their first commercial public screening on 28 December 1895 for around 40 paying visitors and invited relations has traditionally been regarded as the birth of cinema.

Similar Observances

Read more about International Day for Monuments and Sites

International Day for Monuments and Sites

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Day for Monuments and Sites.

Read More
Read more about International Harry Potter Day

International Harry Potter Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of International Harry Potter Day

Read More
Read more about National Star Wars Day

National Star Wars Day

May the fourth be with you!

Read More
Read more about Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is a national holiday where you can visit your local comic shop and get free comic books!

Read More

Other Observances on December 28th 2024

Read more about The Day of the Innocents

The Day of the Innocents

On December 28th, Spaniards play pranks and jokes on each other, just like April Fool's Day.

Read More
Read more about Holy Innocents Day

Holy Innocents Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Holy Innocents Day

Read More
Read more about National Card Playing Day

National Card Playing Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Card Playing Day

Read More
Read more about National Chocolate Candy Day

National Chocolate Candy Day 🍫

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Chocolate Candy Day

Read More
All events on December 28th 2024