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National Film Registry
Monday, Dec. 14, 2020
"The Hurt Locker," "Dark Knight," "Blues Brothers," "The Joy Luck Club" Among Additions To National Film Registry
This year's inductees into the National Film Registry include a record number of female directors and filmmakers of color as well as a new crop of movies ranging from a silent short film thriller, classic musicals and an acclaimed Batman film.
The Library of Congress announced Monday that...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
More films directed or co-directed by women than ever before have been added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
Among the 25 selected are Patricia Cardoso's 2002 "Real Women Have Curves," Gunvor Nelson's 1969 "My Name is Oona" and the 1971 "A New Leaf," which Elaine...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs’ return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans.
The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that the films “Jurassic Park,” ‘’Brokeback Mountain...
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016
While not usually regarded as a golden age of American cinema, the 1980s produced plenty of popular classics - and a few more of them have now been added to the prestigious National Film Registry.
The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that “The Breakfast Club,” ‘’The Princess Bride...
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015
It’s a bro-centric year for movies added to the prestigious National Film Registry.
Two of the most popular male-bonding movies of all time - “Top Gun” and “The Shawshank Redemption” - are being added to the collection of films preserved by the...
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
“Saving Private Ryan” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday.
The library selected films...
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
The 2010 Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case cleared the way for companies, unions and other special interest groups to spend unlimited funds to try to influence elections. The high court decision was based in large part on freedom of speech protection for corporations and...
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013
Heroes of the space race, a pop cult classic; the age-old battle between the sexes; and a record of Native-American traditions are among a cadre of films being recognized as works of great cultural, historic or aesthetic significance to the nation’s cinematic...