Black History Month at the BFC/A

This month, the BFC/A will mark and celebrate Black History Month with a series of documentary screenings co-sponsored by the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, the Department of History, and the Black Law Students Association.  The documentaries--all from the collections of California Newsreel--narrate several black labor struggles and the foundations of modern … Continue reading Black History Month at the BFC/A

Black Camera Spring 2011: Beyond Normative: Sexuality and Eroticism in Black Film, Cinema, and Video

The Spring 2011 edition of Black Camera has arrived and is an especially important version which the Black Film Center/Archive hopes can reach film scholars as well as professors seeking to incorporate these readings into their curriculum. This issue featured Guest Editor Dr. LaMonda Horton Stallings, Associate Professor of Gender Studies and African American and … Continue reading Black Camera Spring 2011: Beyond Normative: Sexuality and Eroticism in Black Film, Cinema, and Video

BFC/A Friday Screenings Celebrate Women’s History Month!

Please join the Black Film Center/Archive in celebrating Women's History Month. *FRIDAY AFTERNOONS @ THE BFC/A* *Sisters In Cinema* (2003, 62 min, dir: Yvonne Welbon) Friday, March 11, 2011 - 2:00 pm Yvonne Welbon's groundbreaking documentary creates a strong visual history of the contributions of African-American women to the film industry. Sisters in Cinema traces … Continue reading BFC/A Friday Screenings Celebrate Women’s History Month!