The National Film Registry keeps curtain from dropping on old films

The National Film Registry keeps curtain from dropping on old films

December 30 - KPCC
By Kitty Felde

It’s not a golden statue, but making the National Film Registry can be much more valuable than an Oscar.

Patrick Loughney is chief of the new Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation in Virginia.

"This is not an effort to sort of bring a public honor on either a filmmaker or his or her film," according to Loughney. It’s made "to call attention to the need to preserve these films for future generations at a high quality, at an archival level."

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