Reel Film Day

Reel Film Day is observed next on Wednesday, March 5th, 2025 (262 days from today).

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Since the days of using film and magnetic tapes, film editors, magnetic tapes, and filmmakers often used separate tapes and films from many sources (usually the filmmaker's own finished product, or the editor's own work) together into a smooth video for the purpose of showing off your skills. The word Reel is used in the phrase tape film wire, which normally 35mm film will have a length of approximately 305m, it will have a duration of about 11 minutes, when filmmakers make a feature film, 90 minutes, will need many reels put together by manual work of collage. National Reel Film Day is held every year on March 5 to recognize the reel film line that was once popular in the United States in particular and the world in general.

History of National Reel Film Day

The origin of Reel Film Day is the cooperation between the famous American Cinema giant: Alamo Drafthouse and the US multinational corporation specializing in the production of images and photographic equipment: Kodak. With the desire to preserve and protect the beauty of cinemas richest and most enduring Reel format.

Observing National Reel Film Day

On National Reel Film Day, Alamo Drafthouse and Kodak will join hands to replay classic reel footage in theaters across the United States. You can go to cinemas and enjoy those special movies. Besides, you can take the time to learn more information and movies that are staged and shot with reel technology to understand more about them. Share your information using the hashtag #NationalReelFilmDay.


Reel Film Day has been observed annually on March 5th.


Sunday, March 5th, 2023

Tuesday, March 5th, 2024

Wednesday, March 5th, 2025

Thursday, March 5th, 2026

Friday, March 5th, 2027

Founded by

Alamo Drafthouse on February 16th, 2017

Kodak on February 16th, 2017

Also on Wednesday, March 5th, 2025

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