THIS WEEKEND AT THE BFC/A: Documentaries on Sara Gómez & Ousmane Sembene

Stop by the Black Film Center/Archive this weekend for two exciting screenings.

On Friday, October, 14 at 2:00 pm, we’re wrapping up our Hispanic Heritage Month program with the 2005 documentary on Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gómez, Where is Sara Gómez.  Watch an extract of it HERE.








On Sunday, October 16 at 5:00 pm, Graduate Students in African Studies will present Manthia Diawara & Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s 1994 documentary, Sembene: the Making of African Cinema.  This screening kicks off a week of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of African Studies at IU, culminating with a keynote address by Diawara.


About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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