Adam Schlesinger, who wrote part of the soundtrack for Whit Stillman’s Damels in Distress, has passed away due to complications from COVID-19. He was 52 years old and left behind a large catalogue of music.
If you’re finding you have a lot of time on your hands and always wanted to read The Last Days of Disco, With Cocktails at Petrossian Afterwards or Love & Friendship: In Which Jane Austen’s Lady Susan Vernon Is Entirely Vindicated, then you can find them where books are sold.
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If you are holed up due to COVID-19, then be sure to give Whit Stillman’s screenplay for Damsels in Distress, a read (hit refresh if it says unavailable).
All three films from Whit Stillman’s Trilogy are listed in Films Not Yet Named to the Registry.
Your voice is important!
The Librarian of Congress invites you to submit your recommendations for movies to be included on the National Film Registry. Public nominations play a key role when the Librarian and Film Board are considering their final selections.
To be eligible for the Registry, a film must be at least 10 years old and be “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.