Screening TODAY THURSDAY Maori Holmes’s Curated Program from the 2019 BlackStar Film Festival || 3/12. 6:15PM. LI 048

This screening program from the 2019 BlackStar offers a series of cinematic love letters, short films that reclaim and retell the lives of individuals and communities with deep reverence and formal innovation. Maori Holmes will be calling in for conversation following the screening. Holmes is Founder and Artistic Director of the BlackStar Film Festival, based … Continue reading Screening TODAY THURSDAY Maori Holmes’s Curated Program from the 2019 BlackStar Film Festival || 3/12. 6:15PM. LI 048

BlackStar Founder & Artistic Director Maori Holmes Presents: Only When It’s Dark Enough Can You See the Stars || 3/12. 6:15PM. LI 048

AmericaGarrett Bradley30Short DocBerekaNesanet Teshager Abegaze7ExperimentalFainting SpellsSky Hopinka11ExperimentalLove Song for Latasha, ASophia Nahli Allison19Short DocOnly When It’s Dark Enough Can You See the StarsCharlotte Brathwaite9ExperimentalTKeisha Rae Witherspoon14Short Narrative https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUOYI-XZSX8 America (2019) by Garrett Bradley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TtiMN9KQWc A Love Song for Latasha (2019) by Sophia Nahli Allison https://vimeo.com/288207930 Only When It’s Dark Enough Can You See the Stars … Continue reading BlackStar Founder & Artistic Director Maori Holmes Presents: Only When It’s Dark Enough Can You See the Stars || 3/12. 6:15PM. LI 048

Filmmaker Christopher Harris and BFC/A Director Terri Francis: an ongoing conversation

Filmmaker and friend of the BFC/A Christopher Harris has been featured in several recent publications as his experimental work continues to make waves around the world. Harris visited Bloomington in 2016 for a screening of his films at The Bishop presented by the BFC/A and Spirit of '68 Promotions. The program was part of our … Continue reading Filmmaker Christopher Harris and BFC/A Director Terri Francis: an ongoing conversation

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

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

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

ONCE HAUNTED: FILMS AND CONVERSATION, SEPT 14, 2019 at 7PM IU Cinema #DIRECTEDBYWOMEN

Once Haunted is a two-part series 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.  Conversation will follow the screening. Curated by Sarah Lasley formerly of Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design … Continue reading ONCE HAUNTED: FILMS AND CONVERSATION, SEPT 14, 2019 at 7PM IU Cinema #DIRECTEDBYWOMEN

Fall 2019 with the BFC/A is All About: Art, Scholarship, New and Renewed Films, Celebrating Filmmakers

Experiencing Contemporary Art Rough and Unequal: A Film by Kevin Jerome Everson || Grunwald Gallery || Now showing Noon-4PM, Tuesdays to Saturdays || Visit. CLICK GOLD HIGHLIGHTED WORDS FOR MORE INFORMATION 🙂 The 16mm films in the Rough & Unequal installation capture the waxing and waning of the moon. Engaging Guest Scholars Paulin Vieyra Workshop … Continue reading Fall 2019 with the BFC/A is All About: Art, Scholarship, New and Renewed Films, Celebrating Filmmakers

“Rough and Unequal” 16mm Film(s) Installation by Kevin Jerome Everson

Two-screen 16mm film installation by Kevin Jerome Everson documents the waxing and waning of the moon. || On view now through October 4 at the Grunwald Gallery of Art, Fine Arts Building 123, 1201 E. Seventh Street, Bloomington, IN || Tuesdays through Saturdays, 12 to 4PM. Kevin Everson, Rough and Unequal (still), 2017, Black and … Continue reading “Rough and Unequal” 16mm Film(s) Installation by Kevin Jerome Everson

April’s Awesomeness at the BFC/A!

Nina Lorez Collins, daughter of the late Kathleen Collins, whose masterwork Losing Ground was the great rediscovered film of 2015, will read selections from a new book of her mother’s writing, Notes from a Black Woman’s Diary. The conversation with Collins, BFC/A Director Terri Francis and Professor of English Vivian Halloran precedes a screening of Losing Ground (1982), which had … Continue reading April’s Awesomeness at the BFC/A!