Research Notes: Dr. Randi Gray Kristensen, a 2019 Summer Repository Research Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study reflects on her BFC/A Visit

Dr. Randi Gray Kristensen, 2019 Dr. Randi Gray Kristensen is assistant professor in the University Writing Program, deputy director of the Writing in the Disciplines program, and affiliate faculty in the Africana Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies programs, at the George Washington University, Washington DC. She is co-editor of Writing Against the Curriculum: Anti-Disciplinarity in … Continue reading Research Notes: Dr. Randi Gray Kristensen, a 2019 Summer Repository Research Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study reflects on her BFC/A Visit

Screening Qubeka’s Sew Winter to My Skin TODAY 10/6, 4PM, IU Cinema in Filmmaker to Filmmaker: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka and François Verster series || Verster Masterclass, 10/7, 4PM, IU Cinema.

The Filmmaker to Filmmaker: Conversations from the Director’s Chair event is an annual IU Cinema program that pairs two complementary film directors on stage together, discussing their artistic vision, process, and bodies of work, surrounded by screenings of their films. Filmmaker to Filmmaker: Qubeka and Verster From the IU Cinema site: This series highlights the … Continue reading Screening Qubeka’s Sew Winter to My Skin TODAY 10/6, 4PM, IU Cinema in Filmmaker to Filmmaker: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka and François Verster series || Verster Masterclass, 10/7, 4PM, IU Cinema.

Rewind to Spring 2019: Black Sun/White Moon Film and Conversation Series

This series featured cult favorite Space is the Place (1974) and a brand new documentary on the role of Jamaican bauxite in the American space race. This past February and March the BFC/A and the IU Cinema’s Creative Collaborations program, with the support of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, showcased Black Sun/White Moon: … Continue reading Rewind to Spring 2019: Black Sun/White Moon Film and Conversation Series

NUMA PERRIER: THE POLITICS OF PLEASURE || Screening JEZEBEL, 9/23 and 9/27 at 7PM + Jorgensen 9/24 at 5PM + Varda’s Cléo 5 to 7 at 7PM, all at IU Cinema

NUMA PERRIER: THE POLITICS OF PLEASURE || Screening JEZEBEL, 9/23 and 9/27 at 7PM + Jorgensen 9/24 at 5PM + Varda's Cléo 5 to 7 at 7PM, all at IU Cinema Do I have to perform masculinity or some form of neutralized sexuality to be taken seriously as a director? Hmm. I discuss this and … Continue reading NUMA PERRIER: THE POLITICS OF PLEASURE || Screening JEZEBEL, 9/23 and 9/27 at 7PM + Jorgensen 9/24 at 5PM + Varda’s Cléo 5 to 7 at 7PM, all at IU Cinema

SYMPOSIUM on Rough & Unequal: 9/27 noon Roundtable with Kevin Jerome Everson in Grunwald Gallery || 9/27 5PM Public Conversation with Terri Francis in FA 015 || 9/28 2PM Screening and Conversation with Ross Gay in Wells 048

The Grunwald Gallery and Black Film Center/Archive are pleased to present Rough and Unequal, a film by Kevin Jerome Everson. The film will be exhibited in the Grunwald Gallery as the centerpiece for a symposium featuring the filmmaker in conversation with IU faculty, staff, and students and Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields Associate Curator … Continue reading SYMPOSIUM on Rough & Unequal: 9/27 noon Roundtable with Kevin Jerome Everson in Grunwald Gallery || 9/27 5PM Public Conversation with Terri Francis in FA 015 || 9/28 2PM Screening and Conversation with Ross Gay in Wells 048

The Racially Queer Politics of Playing with Broken Video Games || Public Talk: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12:15PM by TreaAndrea Russworm, PhD

The Racially Queer Politics of Playing with Broken Video Games Dr. TreaAndrea Russworm September 20, 2019 || 12:15 - 1:30PM Franklin Hall 312 PUBLIC TALK Although it may seem that the multi-billion-dollar mainstream video game industry remains indifferent or outwardly antagonistic to the fight for Black liberation and U.S. political reform, movements like #BlackLivesMatter have … Continue reading The Racially Queer Politics of Playing with Broken Video Games || Public Talk: Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12:15PM by TreaAndrea Russworm, PhD

Once Haunted Still: Meet the Filmmakers || September 18, 7PM in Wells 048, IULMIA Screening Room

Once Haunted is a pair of programs examining the idea of haunting, both as a multifaceted trope of desire, physical ruins, loss, fear and social change, as well as a citation from specific genres of horror and surrealism. || September 18, 7PM in Wells 048, IULMIA Screening Room || Filmmakers scheduled to be present. Discussion to … Continue reading Once Haunted Still: Meet the Filmmakers || September 18, 7PM in Wells 048, IULMIA Screening Room