National Film Registry

selection of films for preservation in the US Library of Congress

The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of movies that are believed in need to be preserved because they are very good. The NFPB, created by the National Film Preservation Act of 1988, was reauthorized by acts of Congress in 1992, 1996, 2005, and again in October 2008.[1][2][3] The mission is to keep the American cinema heritage alive and safe.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Reagan Signs Law on Film". The New York Times. September 28, 1988. Retrieved July 22, 2009.
  2. "Legislative Authorization". National Film Preservation Board. Archived from the original on August 29, 2008. Retrieved July 22, 2009.
  3. "Public Law 110–336—Oct. 2, 2008" (PDF). United States Government Printing Office. Retrieved August 15, 2009.
  4. "About This Program - National Film Preservation Board". loc.gov.