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HDNet Movies Presents: A Look Inside the National Film Registry,
eight-minute documentary recorded at the
Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation, Culpeper, VA


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Dutch-American Partnership to Save and Make Available
“Lost” American Silent Films

Additional resources and articles concerning repatriation can be found here.


Now Available: The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929

Written by David Pierce
Published by the Council on Library and Information Resources

Searchable Database for The Survival of American Silent Feature Films: 1912-1929


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 National Film Registry.
The 25 titles to be added in 2014 will be announced in December.


Find Registry films screening
in theaters around the country and on television

See the latest Registry films released on home video


Read essays about select Registry titles contributed by
film scholars, historians and critics.
Here's a sample essay (PDF) on Annie Hall by the late Jay Carr.
Here's another essay by Scott MacDonald for the film
Notes on the Port of St. Francis


Check out links to nearly 1,000 moving image archives
around the world -- and still expanding!


The National Film Preservation Foundation has been recognized
by the National Society of Film Critics
with a 2013 Film Heritage Award for the DVD
Lost and Found: American Treasures from the New Zealand Film Archive


View news and hear selections from the National Recording Registry

Learn about efforts
to preserve our recording heritage
through the
National Recording Preservation Foundation

Born Digital: Guidance for Donors, Dealers, and Archival Repositories.
This web-only report , External Link published by the Council on Library and Information Resources, is intended for a broad audience with varying levels of interest and expertise, and offers practical recommendations for safeguarding born-digital materials.

These Amazing Shadows,
a documentary about the National Film Registry and film preservation
independently produced by Gravitas Docufilms,
is available on home video.External Link

America’s Film Legacy: External Link
The Authoritative Guide to the Landmark Movies in the National Film Registry

America’s Film Legacy 2009-2010: External Link
A Viewer’s Guide to the 50 Landmark Movies Added to the National Film Registry in 2009-10
by Daniel Eagan

View a selection of silent film company logos


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Culpeper, VA  22701-7551

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