The Librarian of Congress, with input from the public and advice from the National Film Preservation Board, selects 25 films each year to add to the Registry. These Amazing Shadows goes behind the scenes to show the discussions, the debates, and the drama that surround this selection process.
Watch These Amazing Shadows, by filmmakers Paul Mariano and Kurt Norton, Thursday on PBS.
Independent Lens Founding Series Producer Lois Vossen sets up filmmakers Paul Mariano and Kurt Norton’s documentary, These Amazing Shadows, which premieres on Thursday, December 29 on PBS. The documentary weaves clips from America’s most-beloved films with moving personal tales of how specific films have reflected our culture and changed lives.
PBS President & CEO Paula Kerger pays tribute to Independent Lens’s continued commitment to the arts. The Emmy Award-winning series will feature two arts-focused documentaries this month, beginning this week with The Woodmans, followed by These Amazing Shadows on December 29.