Unpacking the Treasures of the BFC/A’s New Paulin S. Vieyra Collection

By Dan Hassoun Dan Hassoun is an archivist assistant at the BFC/A. He earned his Ph.D in Communication & Culture from Indiana University in 2019 and has instructed several courses on film and media theory, consumer culture, and globalization. He also works as a Crisis Intervention specialist with Middle Way House. If you’re not familiar with Beninese/Senegalese director … Continue reading Unpacking the Treasures of the BFC/A’s New Paulin S. Vieyra Collection

(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

Home Movie Day – Oct 15 @ IU Cinema

Home Movie Day returns to Indiana University this Saturday October 15, from 3-5 pm at the IU Cinema. Home Movie Day is an international celebration of the power and meaning of home movies and amateur film while also highlighting the importance of everyday filmmaking as a historical resource. Local residents have the opportunity to bring … Continue reading Home Movie Day – Oct 15 @ IU Cinema

PEDRO COSTA: October 6 @ IU Cinema

Lecture with Pedro Costa: 3:00pm Film Director Pedro Costa will be a Jorgensen Guest Lecturer on October 6th at 3pm in the IU Cinema.  The lecture will be in interview format, led by James Naremore Professor Emeritus, IU Department of Communication and Culture, and Darlene Sadlier, Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.  Costa’s films have … Continue reading PEDRO COSTA: October 6 @ IU Cinema

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!

Brown Bag Talk: Nzingha Kendall

The Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies presents: A Brown Bag Talk by Nzingha Kendall   "En)visioning Black Female Subjectivity: A close reading of Kathleen Collins's LOSING GROUND & Sara Gomez's DE CIERTA MANERA"   Nzingha Kendall will provide an illuminating analysis of these important films - don't miss it!   Wednesday, February … Continue reading Brown Bag Talk: Nzingha Kendall

Haiti Film Festival, Bloomington, Indiana: January 23, 2011

A new film festival that focuses on the ongoing social and economic needs of people in Haiti is scheduled for 1-7:30 p.m. on Jan. 23 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. The Haiti Film Festival is presented by Indiana University's Latino Cultural Center (La Casa) and the community group Bloomington for Haiti. The Haiti Film Festival will … Continue reading Haiti Film Festival, Bloomington, Indiana: January 23, 2011

Indiana University: Mercy, Mercy Me Symposium, October 7

Mercy, Mercy Me! : Black Environmental Thought & the Future of African American Studies Symposium will take place October 7, 2010 in Frangipani Room at IMU, 5:00-7:30 pm. The event will highlight the research, scholarship, and activist approaches of emerging, innovative scholars in various disciplines and fields, and the speakers will address the following questions … Continue reading Indiana University: Mercy, Mercy Me Symposium, October 7