December 2022

2022 National Film Registry Selects Announced

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced the annual selection of 25 influential motion pictures to be inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Selected for their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance to preserve the nation’s film heritage, the newest selections include a vibrant diversity of American filmmakers, as well as landmark works in key genres and numerous documentaries. The 2022 selections date back 124 years in filmmaking, to an 1898 short documenting the Mardi Gras Carnival parade in New Orleans. The film was long thought to be lost but recently discovered in a museum in the Netherlands. The most recent film now added to the registry is 2011’s Pariah, directed by Dee Rees. This year’s...more

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September 2022

The Descent: Creepy Crawlers

Cinematographer Sam McCurdy talks about the challenges of filming a horror movie set in a cavern, and the lighting solutions to keep it fresh. ...more


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