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Licensing Projects | 2023

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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wo men and a boy look toward the Statue of Liberty while they arrive on boat

dir. Danny Wu

Men on a row team row while their coach mentors them
The Boys in the Boat

dir. George Clooney

Title card reads "Temple of Film: 100 Years of the Egyptian Theatre" over an image of the Grammars Egyptian Theater
Temple of Film: 100 Years of the Egyptian Theatre

dir. Angus Wall


Title card reads, "Bella," while dancer holds a pose in front of black background

dir. Bridget Murnane

A large "X" is superimposed on top of a red background. Inside of the "X" is a shot of members of the LA rebellion
Artbound "L.A. Rebellion: A Cinematic Movement"

dir. Bryant Griffin, Kitty Hu


Portrait of Lost Bird ((Zintkála Nuni)
Lost Bird (Zintkála Nuni)

dir. Scott Feldmann, Brad Colerick

Illustrated DC superheroes fly out of a book where a title card reads, "Superpowered: The DC Story"
Superpowered: The DC Story

dir. Mark A. Catalena, Leslie Iwerks


Title card reads "'Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein "The Statue of Liberty'"
Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein "The Statue of Liberty"

prod. Jonathan Scheinberg


title card text reads "Last Call: When a Serial Killer Stalked Queer New York"
Last Call: When a Serial Killer Stalked Queer New York

dir. Anthony Caronna


Kristen Lovell stands with hands clasped together in front of camera
The Stroll

dir. Kristen Lovell and Zackary Drucker


Anitta Bryant sings microphone with arms raised and book in her hand
Making Gay History, "Coming of Age During the 1970s — Chapter Five: Thank You, Anita"

dir. Eric Marcus


Kim Novak looks on as she leans against white background
Kim Novak, The Golden Age Rebel

dir. Jessica Menéndez


Muhammad Ali poses wearing boxing gloves
Cassius X: Becoming Ali

dir. Muta'Ali Muhammad

Smithsonian Channel

Caril Anne Fugate stands poses in front of green background
The 12th Victim

dir. Nicola B. Marsh


Bill Russell stands under stadium lights in Boston Celtics uniform
Bill Russell: Legend

dir. Sam Pollard


Eichmann standing in front of speaking podium
The Eichmann Trial

dir. Elliot Levitt

Miami Jewish Film Festival

JFK: One Day in America

National Geographic