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Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (August 23 – August 25, 2018)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, August 23 (7:30 p.m.) The Age of Innocence (Columbia, 1993) Martin Scorsese, in a departure from his usual gritty crime epics, directed this opulent adaptation of Edith Wharton’s 1921 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of manners and social mores in 19th-century New York. […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (August 16-18, 2018)

The following is guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, August 16 (7:30) Christopher Strong (RKO, 1933) After making a striking film debut in Bill of Divorcement (1932), RKO signed Katharine Hepburn to a long term contract and selected a story about a headstrong, individualistic woman for their new star’s follow-up feature. […]

Voices of the Great Migration

This is a guest post by Tenesha Hare and Jasmyne Post, 2018 summer interns with the Junior Fellows Program in the Library’s Recorded Sound Section. Tenesha is a senior at the University of South Carolina, Aiken, studying Political Science with a concentration in Government and Public Relations. Jasmyne is a sophomore at the University of Louisville, majoring […]

At the Packard Campus — September 2018

  The Library of Congress Packard Campus celebrates 10 years of free film screenings with eleven Hollywood classics from the National Film Registry that were shown in the theater’s inaugural month of September, 2008. Since that time, more than 1400 events have been presented at the theater, ranging from feature films spanning two centuries with […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Aug. 9 – 11, 2018)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, August 9 (7:30 p.m.) La Strada (Dino de Laurentis Distribuzione, 1954) The legendary Federico Fellini directs his wife, Giulietta Masina, as Gelsomina in the film that launched them both to international stardom. Gelsomina is sold by her mother into the employ […]