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National Film Registry

Thank You, Library of Congress: 'Roger & Me' to Be Added to National Film Registry

Michael Moore | Posted 02.17.2014 | Arts
Michael Moore

It is, to say the least, a huge honor that for me ranks right up there with the Oscar and the Palme d'Or at Cannes. The National Film Registry is a slightly rarefied list of movies in the history of cinema.

The National Film Registry Scorecard

Jon Eig | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

I am always intrigued by the Library of Congress's annual selections for the National Film Registry. Since 1989, panels of experts have selected 25 films per year to add to this list. The net they cast is wide, covering all types of film, recognized for cultural, historical or artistic significance.

'Stand And Deliver' And 'El Mariachi' Among A Dozen Latino-Related Movies In National Film Registry

Posted 12.30.2011 | Latino Voices

"Stand and Deliver," the 1988 film starring Edward James Olmos in an Oscar-nominated role as East Los Angeles math teacher, and Robert Rodriguez's "El...

Women-Made Films Mostly Ignored by the National Film Registry. Why?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Tucker

The situation for women who want to make movies is grim. Despite the fact that film schools graduate as many women as men, just 4% of Hollywood directors are women.