“The Dark Knight and Shrek are added to the US National Film RegistryaThe Dark Knight, Shrek, Grease, The Blues Brothers, A Clockwork Orange, The Man with the Golden Arm and several other films have become part of the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress.
“Not only is this a great honour for all of us who worked on The Dark Knight, it’s also a tribute to all the wonderful artists and writers who worked on the great Batman mythology for decades,” said director Christopher. Christopher Nolan.
The list also includes the 1943 musical Cabin in the Sky with an all-African-American cast including Ethel Waters, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Rex Ingram and Eddie “Rochester” Anderson. Also added to the roster are the feature film Field Lilies with Sidney Poitier, the first black Oscar winner, the 2010 documentary Freedom Riders about the 1961 civil rights movement, the 1973 concert film Wattstax starring Richard Pryor and others.