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December 23, 1999

Library of Congress to Continue British-American Film Series

The Library of Congress continues its film retrospective in conjunction with the Library of Congress exhibition "John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations" with programming drawn from the holdings of the Library of Congress and the National Film and Television Archive and British Film Institute in London. The Pickford Theater will also pay tribute to documentarian Henry Hampton in February, host a five-night jazz-on-film series in January, and offer two screenings in conjunction with the Environmental Film Festival in March. The screenings are held in the Mary Pickford Theater.

Reservations may be made by phone, beginning one week before any given show. Call (202) 707-5677 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reserved seats must be claimed at least 10 minutes before showtime, after which standbys will be admitted to unclaimed seats. All programs are free, but seating is limited to 64 seats. The Mary Pickford Theater is on the third floor of the Library of Congress Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E.

For a complete schedule of films, see the Pickford Theater Web site.

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PR 99-188
ISSN 0731-3527

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