Also, select titles from 30 years of the National Film Registry are freely available online in the National Screening Room.
Follow the conversation about the 2020 National Film Registry on Twitter at @librarycongress and #NatFilmRegistry.
“Having ‘The Blues Brothers’ chosen to be included in the National Film Registry is both a great honor and a delightful surprise.
Under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act, each year the Librarian of Congress names to the National Film Registry 25 motion pictures that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant.
Wang’s film “Chan Is Missing” was selected to the National Film Registry in 1995.