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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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

The Extratextual(s) of The Last Dragonย ย 

Former BFC/A Student Assistantย Elijah Pouges is now a writer, rapper and music producer based in Brooklyn, New York. He is often thinking about simulacrum and the interactions between sonics and image. You can find his music atย brzraps.com. In this essay Pouges examines the many worlds containedย extra-textuallyย Michael Schultz's films.ย  The films discussed in this post are … Continue reading The Extratextual(s) of The Last Dragonย ย 

Curator Greg de Cuir Jr.: Research notes pt. 5

Visiting Curator Greg de Cuir Jr. is in Bloomington for a week-long research residency at the Black Film Center/Archive and a series of programs concluding with his Show & Tell Workshop at the Auxiliary Library Facility on Friday, Jan. 26. Throughout the week, de Cuir will share notes and photos from his residency with our … Continue reading Curator Greg de Cuir Jr.: Research notes pt. 5

An Interview with African Film Festival Founder Mahen Bonetti

In the early 90โ€™s, Mahen Bonetti, the Sierra Leone-born founder and executive director of the New York-based African Film Festival Inc., created both the African Film Festival and its traveling series counterpart. ย For the last two decades, the Festival has enjoyed immense success and garnered respect from the world of film festivals and and their … Continue reading An Interview with African Film Festival Founder Mahen Bonetti

Black Film Center/Archive Fall 2016 Preview

Black Film Center/Archiveโ€™s Fall Preview, 2016 The Black Film Center/Archive is pleased to announce its Fall semester programming for the 2016-2017 academic year. Below you will find information about both upcoming film screenings as well as artist and scholar visits. Weโ€™d like to thank the IU Cinema, The Media School, and our many other campus … Continue reading Black Film Center/Archive Fall 2016 Preview

THE BLACK G.I. and NO VIETNAMESE EVER CALLED ME NIGGER conclude IU Cinema series “40 Years On: Screening the Vietnam War”

This post was prepared as an introduction to the December 3, 2015, screening of Black Journal: The Black G.I. and No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger, which concludes the series โ€œ40 Years On: Screening the Vietnam War." The screening takes place at 7PM at the IU Cinema and will be followed by a discussion with … Continue reading THE BLACK G.I. and NO VIETNAMESE EVER CALLED ME NIGGER conclude IU Cinema series “40 Years On: Screening the Vietnam War”