Prince's 'Purple Rain' archived in National Film Registry

News 13/12/2019

America's Library of Congress has archived Prince's Purple Rain to its National Film Registry, guiranteeing its preservation under the National Film Preservation Act.

Variety also reports that others that are being archived this year include's Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It and Martin Scorcese's classic concert film for the Band, The Last Waltz.

25 "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant films are added to the registry annually to guarantee their preservation.