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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (August 26-27, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Friday, August 26 (7:30 p.m.) The Royal Tenenbaums (Buena Vista, 2001 – R-rated *) Wes Anderson followed his great success of “Rushmore” (1998) with this serio-comic tale about the dysfunctional Tenebaum family. Down on his luck, the scoundrel patriarch, Royal Tenenbaum (Gene […]

Mystery Photos #2: Who’s That Gent?

Thanks to all who reviewed and commented on our inaugural post last week of unknown film stills. Since last week we posted a series of unknown women, this week, we offer up a series of unknown men. Any suggestions, thoughts, or even speculation on who any of these gentlemen might be is gratefully appreciated and […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (August 18-20, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, an Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. Thursday, August 18 (7:30 p.m.) Gosford Park (USA Films, 2001 – R-rated *) A weekend hunting party at the home of Sir William McCordle (Michael Gambon) turns into a murder mystery when the host is found dead. This witty […]

Mystery Photos #1: Who’s That Lady?

While it’s natural that people would associate the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division with, well, film, video, and sound recordings, we have a tremendous amount of associated documentation like scripts, lobby cards, pressbooks, and copyright descriptive material. We also have well more than a million publicity stills, a fraction of which we’ve used […]

Now Playing at the Library of Congress (August 11-13, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson, a Administrative Assistant at the Packard Campus. AT THE PACKARD CAMPUS THEATER, CULPEPER, VA: Thursday, August 11 (7:30 p.m.) Raise the Red Lantern (Orion Classics, 1991) This spectacularly photographed, sumptuously colored drama set in Northern China in the 1920s tells the story of 19-year-old Songlian (Gong […]

Marshall Crenshaw! Malpass Brothers!–LIVE! FREE! Concerts!!

On Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 7pm, Grammy-nominated performing artist Marshall Crenshaw will perform a LIVE concert at the Packard Campus Theater in Culpeper, VA.  The Packard Campus is located at 19053 Mt. Pony Road in Culpeper, VA. MARSHALL CRENSHAW SHOW IS SOLD OUT! SOME SEATING STILL AVAILABLE FOR MAPLASS BROTHERS. Seating is FREE but […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (August 4-6, 2016)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Culpeper Campus. Adventure films, operetta, comedy and silent movies are all part of the August film schedule at The Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater.  David March, a Preservation Specialist in the Moving Image Section and one the three projectionists for the theater, is […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (July 29-30, 2016)

The following is a guest post by John Snelson of the Packard Campus. Friday, July 29 (7:30 p.m.) Dennis Hopper Double Feature The American Dreamer (Corda Productions, 1971) Filmed after Dennis Hopper’s breakout hit as writer-director and star of Easy Rider, and in the midst of his follow-up The Last Movie, this documentary was barely […]