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Spotlight Archive

UCLA Festival of Preservation
The Plastic Dome of Norma Jean

2017-2018 Tour

Now playing in Washington, D.C.: newly restored gems from classic Hollywood, timely independent features, documentaries and more.

Lark on a String: The Films of Jiri Menzel
Closely Watched Trains

Sept 14 - 29

Writer-director Jiří Menzel leapt to the forefront of the Czech New Wave with his debut feature Closely Watched Trains (1966), winner of Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

Fosse, Fosse, Fosse! A Retrospective

Jul 28 - Aug 26

Remembered for his spectacularly entertaining films and dance sequences, Bob Fosse revealed his world to be a place of bright lights and deep shadows, with his subject often show business itself.

Digitizing Early Television Rarities
Draw to Win

Archive Blog

A behind-the-scenes look at how the Archive makes its moving image collections accessible for on-site research.

Memory, Images, History
Enno Patalas

Archival Spaces Blog

Archive Director Jan-Christopher Horak explores moving images, history and more.