Peter von Bagh

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Kari Peter Conrad von Bagh
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Peter von Bagh in June 2009
Born29 August 1943 (1943-08-29) (age 76)
Died17 September 2014
CitizenshipFinnish
OccupationMovie historian, writer, director

Kari Peter Conrad von Bagh (29 August 1943 – 17 September 2014) was a Finnish movie historian, writer and director. He worked as the head of the Finnish Film Archive and directed many movie festivals. He was the editor-in-chief of Filmihullu magazine.

From 2001 until his death, he had been the artistic director of the Il Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna, Italy. In 2004, he was a member of the jury in the competition category of the Cannes Film Festival.

Early life and career[change | change source]

Von Bagh was born in Helsinki. He graduated from the University of Helsinki. in 1970. He also was a professor at many other universities across Finland, teaching movie history.

Von Bagh died after a long illness on 17 September 2014 in Helsinki. He was 71.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Vishnevetsky, Ignatiy (22 September 2014). "R.I.P. Peter von Bagh, the movie buff's movie buff". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 22 September 2014.

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