Moving Pictures by Amir George

During filmmaker/curator Amir George's research residency at the Black Film Center/Archive next week, he will present a short film program at The Media School, Meditation on An Archive.  The midday program takes place at the Franklin Hall screening room (304) on April 4, 11:30am-12:45pm.   MEDITATION ON AN ARCHIVE One image influences another. Meditation on … Continue reading Moving Pictures by Amir George

The Backstage of Intellectual Practice: Terri Francis and Andy Uhrich

Calling attention to the backstage of intellectual practice: Professor Terri Francis and Archivist Andy Uhrich Talk Archives, The Quandries of Seeing Educational Films Anew, and Whiteness In this interview Professor Terri Francis and Archivist Andy Uhrich discuss their upcoming participation in The Streets and the Classrooms: Educational and Industrial Films in an Era of Massive … Continue reading The Backstage of Intellectual Practice: Terri Francis and Andy Uhrich

‘The Killing Floor’ – the True Story of Frank Custer – at the IU Cinema

  Tonight – the 6th of September 2012 – and tomorrow, The Killing Floor (1984), directed by Bill Duke,will be showing at the IU Cinema. The synopsis from the IU Cinema website:   The Killing Floor explores the conflicting loyalties of African-American stockyards workers in Chicago during the First World War. Starring Damon Leake and … Continue reading ‘The Killing Floor’ – the True Story of Frank Custer – at the IU Cinema