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
This screening program from the 2019 BlackStar Film Festival 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. Our title comes from playwright Charlotte Brathwaite’s short film which is itself drawn from the comments of Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continue reading BlackStar Founder & Director MAORI HOLMES Presents: Only When It’s Dark Enough Can You See the Stars || 3/12, 6:15PM, LI 048
Recovering Black Love on Screen: Early Film and the Legacies of Racialized Performance Allyson Nadia Field, The University of Chicago In 2017, Dino Everrett, the film archivist at the University of Southern California discovered a c.1900 nitrate film print of an African American couple laughing and embracing repeatedly in a naturalistic and joyful manner—an incredible … Continue reading Love! I’m in Love! || Public Talk on Recovering Black Love on Screen by Allyson Field, University of Chicago, Feb 21, 12:15PM, FF 312 ✨❤️💕💕
Esther Anderson won an NAACP Image Award for her performance in A Warm December, 1973. A Warm December (1973) Sidney Poitier directs and stars in this whirlwind romance as the recently widowed Dr. Matt Younger who meets Catherine (Esther Anderson) while in London with his daughter. As Matt gets closer to Catherine, her secrets unfold. … Continue reading Love! I’m in Love! || Sidney Poitier’s A Warm December Screens Tonight at IU Cinema in 35mm, 7PM ❤️💕✨✨✨
New film series, Love! I'm in Love! Classic Black Film of the 1970s begins February 6 at 7PM with CLAUDINE (1974) starring Diahann Carroll and James Earl Jones.
On Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 pm, the BFC/A and the IU African Studies Program are thrilled to present the new restoration of Djibril Diop Mambéty's HYENAS courtesy of Metrograph Pictures. Hosted by the iu libraries moving image archive: FREE tickets https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqO9FFwIAGA SHORT SYNOPSIS The village of Colobane, devastated by drought and unemployment, sees sudden … Continue reading HYENAS (1992) Restoration: Free Screening 11/6 || About the Filmmakers
11/4 @ 7pm | IU Cinema11/6 @ 7pm | IULMIA11/8 @ 7pm | IU CinemaJUMP TO: Do the Right Thing ⇣ || Hyenas ⇣ || Babylon ⇣ DO THE RIGHT THING (Dir. Spike Lee) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ny631yQ-DM Mon, Nov 4 at 7 pm | IU Cinema | $4 tickets30th Anniversary Screening / New 4K Restoration It's the height of … Continue reading COMING SOON || Nov. 4-8: Djibril Diop Mabéty’s Hyenas RESTORED, and more!
We Tell: 50 Years of Participatory Community Media The We Tell: 50 Years of Participatory Community Media series is part of a national, traveling exhibition focused on place-based documentaries that situate their collaborative practice in specific locales, communities, and a need for social change. Comprised of six thematic programs that probe salient topics (body publics, … Continue reading We Tell: 50 Years of Participatory Community Media || First Screening: Body Publics 10/21 at 7PM, 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
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