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Archive: 2023 (18 Posts)

Holiday Screenings from the 2023 National Film Registry

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Library of Congress, and if you’ve never visited the beautiful Jefferson Building in Washington, D.C., now really is the most wonderful time of the year!  Join us on Thursday, December 21 and Thursday, December 28 as we continue to celebrate the 2023 National Film Registry. …

Rare Native American Wax Cylinders Find a New Generation Join us for free screenings and Q&A

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

When Native American filmmaker Daniel Golding came to the Library of Congress to research, listen and translate the Library's rare collection of 1890 wax cylinders featuring Passamaquoddy and Quechan songs and languages, he had no idea that the Library's preservation team had a 100-year-old surprise for him and his son.

From Book to Film with “All The President’s Men”

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

In anticipation of this Saturday's National Book Festival, I can't help but think about films on the National Film Registry that were adapted from books. There is one book-to-film that you may find very interesting as you plan your visit to Washington, DC. "All the President's Men" centers around the infamous Watergate scandal, takes place in our nation's capital, and includes some beautiful scenes filmed at the Library of Congress.

LC Festival of Film & Sound logo, adpation of "Photoplay" magazine cover with Norma Talmadge seen in 1920s had and speaking into an overhead microphone

Festival of Film & Sound is Thursday-Sunday Featuring Individual Tickets, a Free Screening, Special Guests and more!

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

  It’s a very busy and exciting time here at the Library of Congress as we put on the final touches and prepare for the first Library of Congress Festival of Film & Sound.  We hope to see you this Thursday through Sunday (June 15-18), at the beautiful AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in …

Exciting Updates for the Festival of Film & Sound

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

  The Library of Congress Festival of Film and Sound  is excited to announce some new updates. including a special free screening of a film that has been unseen since it’s release in 1931.  We are also now offering individual screening tickets. Held next week (June 15-18), in association with AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural …