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Archive: 2023 (150 Posts)

Press photo of Frank Lloyd Wright, in suit and hat, alongside Robert Richman, standing in doorway.

Before the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Part 1

Posted by: Laura Jenemann

One of the many cultural institutions in Washington, D.C. is the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The mission of the Kennedy Center is: “As the nation’s cultural center, and a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, we are a leader for the arts across America and around the world, reaching and …

Stylized portrait of Bette Davis is at center of colorful poster for David film. Film title, in blue lettered cursive, is in lower third.

This Weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (January 6 – 7, 2023)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

This month, at the Packard Campus Theater, we honor and celebrate all things National Film Registry.  Since 1988, the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry has been an annual list of films deemed by the Librarian of Congress to be of historical, aesthetic or cultural importance to the United States of America.  To learn more …

Scene from film, hand colored, is depicted. Two figures in bedroom, a man and a woman. Man, in suit, has hand bandaged; woman, in frilly red frock, sits on bed. Title of film is at blue band across the bottom.

Film Loans from the Library of Congress: January 2023

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

Here are some of the titles from the Library’s motion picture collections–many preserved by the NAVCC film laboratory–that we’re loaning for exhibition this month. As always, we can’t guarantee that schedules won’t change or links get broken, but this is our best information at the time of publication. FONDATION JÉRÔME SEYDOUX-PATHÉ      Paris, France Fool’s Paradise …