Watch Saving the Nation’s Family Pictures on PBS. See more from Independent Lens. Each year since 1989, the Library of Congress has selected 25 films to be entered into the National Film Registry that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant, to be preserved for all time. These films are not selected as the ‘best’ American (read…)

The opening credits of Robert Altman’s McCabe and Mrs. Miller featuring Leonard Coen’s “The Stranger Song” One of the things I’ve come to look forward to each year is the list of films to be preserved in the National Film Registry. In the words of the Library of Congress website: Under the terms of the (read…)

Highlights include Dog Day Afternoon, Jezebel, The Muppet Movie, Once Upon a Time in the West and Pillow Talk.

On Tuesday, the Library of Congress announced this year’s list of 25 films to be entered into the National Film Registry. According to the LoC website, each year since 1989, “the Librarian of Congress names 25 films to the National Film Registry that are ‘culturally, historically or aesthetically’ significant, to be preserved for all time. (read…)

The National Film Preservation Board, which was established by the US Library of Congress in 1988 to preserve “culturally, historically, or esthetically important” films, has announced the 25 new films to be added to the National Registry for 2007. The oldest film on the list is Henry King’s Tol’able David (1921) noted for its influence on subsequent films (read…)





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