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.

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  1. This film was a real inspiration to me . To think all these black women came from families with no higher education but they went and got their PHDs. It just goes to show how important education and all the sacrifices that went into educating young black girls . Higher education will have to taken more serious in a world ran by white people . Each of those women broke a family tradition even when it was hard to obtain. It’s a real eye opener to this generation to take education more serious because our ancestors worked so hard for us to have a chance . I wasn’t too sure about going to school after Spelman, but I know now I have to .

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