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: 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

Screening Paulin Vieyra’s Historic Senegalese Films at IULMIA Wells 048 on Sept 5 and 6

https://vimeo.com/356857635 Trailer for Afrique sur Seine PAULIN VIEYRA PIONEER OF AFRICAN CINEMAS|| FILMMAKER, PRODUCER AND HISTORIAN SCREENINGS Free and open to the public. Thursday, September 5 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Film Screening | IU Libraries Moving Image Archives Screening Room (Wells Library 048) o    Afrique sur Seine (1955, 21 min.), J.M. Kane, M. Sarr, P.S. Vieyra This short … Continue reading Screening Paulin Vieyra’s Historic Senegalese Films at IULMIA Wells 048 on Sept 5 and 6

Paulin Vieyra: Pioneer of African Cinemas – Filmmaker, Producer, Historian

Paulin Soumanou Vieyra (January 31, 1925 – November 4, 1987). Special thanks to Cathy Chamorey who took this brilliant photograph of Vieyra in Paris in the editing room where Paulin was working on his feature : En résidence surveillée in 1980.  Used courtesy Stéphane Vieyra. Who is Paulin Vieyra? Paulin Soumanou Vieyra was a pioneer of … Continue reading Paulin Vieyra: Pioneer of African Cinemas – Filmmaker, Producer, Historian

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

(AFTER)FOCUS: Black America 1968, 2018

In this guest post, past BFC/A Programming Assistant Saul Kutnicki reflects on (Re)Focus: Black America 2018, our exhibit, film and discussion program, which took place October 24, 2018 in the IU Libraries Screening Room. Funded by a grant from Indiana Humanities in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities, the event brought together IU … Continue reading (AFTER)FOCUS: Black America 1968, 2018

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!

See Burial of Kojo April 10, 7PM Wells 048

This ARRAY screening will take place in the IU Libraries Screening Room, Wells 048 at 7PM. Director, Samuel “Blitz” Bazawule is scheduled to be present for a post screening discussion. You don't want to miss this exciting and exclusive event! FREE TIX HERE: https://libraries.indiana.edu/burial-kojo The Burial of Kojo is an official selection of the 2019 Pan … Continue reading See Burial of Kojo April 10, 7PM Wells 048

Conversation with Nina Lorez Collins; April 3, 6PM, Wells 048

Nina Lorez Collins, daughter of the late Kathleen Collins, whose masterwork LOSING GROUND (1982) was the great rediscovered film of 2015, will read selections from a new book of her mother's writing entitled NOTES FROM A BLACK WOMAN'S DIARY (2019). The reading will take place April 3, 6PM, at the IU Libraries Screening Room, Wells … Continue reading Conversation with Nina Lorez Collins; April 3, 6PM, Wells 048