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Celebrating Teachers with Edward James Olmos

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Edward James Olmos shares his feelings about math teacher Jaime Escalante and the making of the film “Stand and Deliver" (1988). Based on a true story, Mr. Escalante inspired his underprivileged East Los Angeles students to undertake an intensive program in math and calculus, achieve high test scores and improve their sense of self-worth.

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. …

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.

Just Added to the Festival of Film & Sound

Posted by: Stacie Seifrit-Griffin

Library of Congress Festival of Film & Sound announces the addition of Oscar-Winning Sound Designer Ben Burtt The Library of Congress is pleased to announce that four-time Oscar-winning motion picture sound designer and sound mixer Ben Burtt will be a special guest for the inaugural Library of Congress Festival of Film & Sound, a new …