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

BlackStar Founder & Director MAORI HOLMES Presents: Only When It’s Dark Enough Can You See the Stars || 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

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

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

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

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

Go-Rilla Means War and Black People in Bloomington

Guest Post by Essence London, Indiana Review Editor-in-Chief. September 20, 2018 the BFC/A held a Mystery Screening in partnership with #DirectedbyWomen and IU Libraries Moving Image Archive. The content of the screening was not announced beforehand. In the essay below guest contributor Essence London reflects on the event and her complex relationship to the histories … Continue reading Go-Rilla Means War and Black People in Bloomington

Free Screening: THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD, 6/22, 7pm

On Thursday, June 22, the Black Film Center/Archive presents a free screening of The House on Coco Road.  The screening will be held at 7pm at the IU Libraries Screening Room in Wells Library.  Reservations are required and can be made online at http://iub.libcal.com/event/3363205. Directed by Damani Baker, The House on Coco Road is a compelling … Continue reading Free Screening: THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD, 6/22, 7pm