The landing of the congress of photography in Lyon is a French filmdirected by Louis Lumière on June 11, 1895 in Neuville-sur-Saone , during the debarkation of the delegates, released in 1895 . This “animated photographic view”, as well as the Lumière brothers named their bobineaux, is one of the 10 films shown at the Salon Salon du Grand Café from.
A crowd of people arrives from a steamboat with a bridge crossing a river in the background. Men and women wear photographic equipment: tripod, bellow and boxes. They are all photographers. Aware of being photographed, men greet the camera with a hat, the others are content to watch the operator (the lens that films) in front of camera . Subject of curiosity, the newly developed Light Cinematograph attracts attention and attention: a man wearing a bellows device even tries to photograph.
- Title: The landing of the photography congress in Lyon
- Other titles:
- The disembarkation of the delegates in Neuville-sur-Saône
- The landing of the congressists in Lyon
- Arrival of the delegates in Neuville-sur-Saône
- Director: Louis Lumière
- Production: Société Lumière
- Photography: Louis Lumière
- Format: 35 mm with 2 round perforations Light by photogram, black and white, mute
- Duration: 43 seconds
- Country: France
- At the congress of the French photography companies taking place in Lyon , the delegates make a boat trip on the Saône on June 11, 1895, about fifteen kilometers up to Neuville-sur-Saône where Louis Lumière films their landing on the Pasteur wharf. A commemorative plaque still recalls the event.
- The following day, June 12, 1895 , the film is screened at the end of the session that closes the congress in the salons Monnier ( Place Bellecour in Lyon). The informative content of the film characterizes it as the first “news” of the cinema, the ancestor of the television news.