“Brokeback Mountain” Added to National Film Registry

The 2005 movie is the youngest inductee to join the canon of American film.

Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar’s love story is now officially part of the canon of American film.

The National Film Registry announced the list of 25 films it would add to its library this year, including titles like Jurassic Park, The Shining, My Fair Lady, and Broadcast News. This is the registry’s 30th anniversary, so to mark the occasion it announced the youngest inductee to join library: Brokeback Mountain, which came out in 2005.

Brokeback Mountain/Focus Features

“The National Film Registry turns 30 this year and for those three decades, we have been recognizing, celebrating, and preserving this distinctive medium,” Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said in a statement. “These cinematic treasures must be protected because they document our history, culture, hopes, and dreams.”

Guess Crash didn’t make the cut?

Brokeback isn’t the first queer film to be added to the registry. Other notable LGBTQ classics like Paris is Burning and The Rocky Horror Picture Show were added in previous years.

Click here to see a full list of this year’s additions to the National Film Registry.

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