These Amazing Shadows is a documentary that tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry. Starring Jeff Adachi, James H. Billington, and Robin Blaetz.
The National Film Registry works diligently to preserve and protect films. The documentary covers how the registry tries to keep films including Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz for the future generations. It explains the start of the process, which includes finding funding and choosing which films to save. The documentary has interviews with the filmmakers as they discuss the films and their cultural influences. The documentary is rushed as it covers all the points of film preservation and the filmmaker interviews with discussions on the film’s cultural significance. However, this film is worth a watch.