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Now Playing at the Packard Campus (November 14 – 16, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, November 14 (7:30 p.m.) Musical Highlights from NBC’s Late Night with David Letterman (1982-1993) Late Night with David Letterman premiered on NBC on February 1, 1982, following The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and ran through 1993 when Letterman moved to […]

Now Playing at the Packard Campus Theater (Nov. 7, 2019)

The following is a guest post by Jenny Paxson of the Packard Campus. Thursday, November 7 (7:30 p.m.) AMIA Archival Screening Night (1913–1988) Archival Screening Night has been the centerpiece of every Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) conference since 1991. For the first time ever, this event usually available only to AMIA members, is […]

Film Loans from the Library of Congress — November 2019

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. Filmotecta De Catalunya THE PATSY (1928) Nov. 7 https://www.filmoteca.cat/web/ca […]

At the Packard Campus Theater — November 2019

Packard Campus Theater Schedule for November, 2019 Four films that prominently feature the Berlin Wall, the guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, will be shown at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater in November to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Wall. The titles […]

Film Loans from the Library of Congress — October 2019

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. The Paramount Theatre: Seattle, Washington SCAR OF SHAME (1927), […]

Miss Peak Speaks

Today’s post is by David Sager, Research Assistant in the Recorded Sound Research Center. The Library of Congress’s Recorded Sound Collection grows from many sources. Collection items include copyright deposits, purchases and donations. Donations are often the result of someone who thinks the Library would be a good place for their parent’s or grandparent’s record […]

Film Night at the Mary Pickford Theater: Thursday, September 19th

Every month, films from the Library’s collection are shown at the Mary Pickford Theater in the James Madison Building, ranging from titles newly preserved by the National Audio Visual Conservation Center film lab, classics from the National Film Registry, and lesser known titles worthy of discovery. Thursday, September 19th at 7:00 p.m. DOWNSTAIRS  Hired by […]

At the Packard Campus Theater — October 2019

Seventy-five years ago during the summer and fall of 1944, a number of pivotal events took place during World War II and several films have been programmed in commemoration including Is Paris Burning? about the liberation of Paris; A Bridge too Far, an account of the Allied attempt to break through the German lines in […]