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Unlocking the secrets of 'orphaned' old camera film rolls
The Rescued Film Project aims to develop all the world's unprocessed camera film.

Why I rescue old rolls of film

Photographer Levi Bettwieser's mission to save every abandoned roll of film in the world
Levi Bettwieser is an American photographer on a mission to save every abandoned roll of film in the world. He scours thrift and antique stores for film rolls, develops them, then posts the pictures online hoping to reunite them with their original owners.

Producer: Alice Gioia

Image: Levi Bettwieser with a roll of film
Credit: Courtesy of Levi Bettwieser

Rescuing the world's unseen photos

Photographer Levi Bettweiser's mission to save every abandoned roll of film in the world
Levi Bettwieser is an American photographer on a mission to save every abandoned roll of film in the world. He scours thrift and antique stores for film rolls, develops them, then posts the pictures online hoping to reunite them with their original owners. 

Producer: Alice Gioia