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Licensing Projects  |  2017

Footage licensed from the Archive has appeared in many notable projects for the big screen, television, museums and more.  All proceeds support the Archive's moving image preservation efforts.

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Separate Is Not Equal

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Elvis: Rebirth of the King

dir. Mike Connolly

BBC Four

Elvis und das Mädchen aus Wien

dir. Kurt Langbein


Inside the Storm: Back from the Brink - Marvel

Channel NewsAsia


dir. Errol Morris


Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

dir. Griffin Dunne


Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

dir. Alexandra Dean

Tribeca Film Festival  |  Theatrical

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

dir. Sam Pollard

Toronto International Film Festival

The Vietnam War

dir. Ken Burns


Manson Speaks: Inside the Mind of a Madman

dir. Michael Haertlein, Aric Laferriere


La loi de la banane

dir. Mathilde Damoisel


Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

dir. Matt Tyrnauer

Toronto International Film Festival

Le cinéma dans l'oeil de Magnum

dir. Sophie Bassaler

Telluride Film Festival


dir. Peter Bratt


They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief

prod. George Billard

WYBE Philadelphia

After Auschwitz

dir. Jon Kean

Long Beach International Film Festival

It Tolls for Thee

dir. Andrew Gallimore

Galway Film Fleadh

Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence


Primo Carnera, il gigante italiano

dir. Jean-Christophe Rosé

History (Europe)

The Birth of a Film Industry: Hollywood and World War I

dir. Florence Gaillard


Buddy Holly: Rave On

dir. George Scott

BBC Four

Lauren Bacall, ombre et lumière

dir. Pierre-Henry Salfati


The Kim Sangdon Project

dir. Duke Choi

Korean Resource Center

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, Episode 242
"A Beisbol Life (Jaime Jarrin)"


Let it Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992

dir. John Ridley


L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later

dir. John Singleton

A&E Network

The Reagan Show

dir. Pacho Velez & Sierra Pettengill

Tribeca Film Festival

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

dir. David France

Tribeca Film Festival

Burn Motherf*cker, Burn!

dir. Sacha Jenkins


Soundtracks: Songs that Defined History



dir. Jon Dunham


Five Came Back

dir. Laurent Bouzereau


Hoges: The Paul Hogan Story

dir. Kevin Carlin

Seven Network

American Textures

dir. Arnd Wächter

Educational Film

The History of Comedy 


The Real Men of Advertising

dir. Molly Hermann


Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones

Touring Exhibition

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

dir. Alexis Bloom, Fisher Stevens


American Experience: Rachel Carson

prod. Rafael De La Uz, Michelle Ferrari


Les couples mythiques du cinéma:
"Spencer Tracy - Katharine Hepburn"
"Robert Taylor - Barbara Stanwyck"
"Clark Gable - Carole Lombard"

dir. Bertrand Tessier, Anne-Cécile Genre

OCS Géants

Gene Kelly, vivre et danser

dir. Bertrand Tessier

France 5

Vanity Fair Confidential: "Murder on the Sunset Strip"

dir. Piers Bath, Ricardo Sarmiento

Investigation Discovery

Les Champions d'Hitler

dir. Jean-Christophe Rosé

Institut Lumière

Knud Rasmussen - den store fortryller

prod. Louise Birk Petersen

Danish Broadcasting (DR)

James Stewart, Robert Mitchum: Two Faces of America

dir. Gregory Monro

OCS Géants