This image released by the Library of Congress shows Heath Ledger, left, and Christian Bale in a scene from the 2008 film “The Dark Knight.”
The film was added to the National Film Registry.
(Warner Bros.-Library of Congress via AP)LOS ANGELES – This year’s inductees into the National Film Registry include a record number of female directors and filmmakers of color as well as a new crop of movies ranging from a silent short film thriller, classic musicals and an acclaimed Batman film.
The national library said this year’s selections include a record nine films directed by women and filmmakers of color.
Christopher Nolan’s 2008 Batman film “The Dark Knight” was a blockbuster and the top public vote-getter.