Rewind to Spring 2019: Black Sun/White Moon Film and Conversation Series

This series featured cult favorite Space is the Place (1974) and a brand new documentary on the role of Jamaican bauxite in the American space race. This past February and March the BFC/A and the IU Cinema’s Creative Collaborations program, with the support of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, showcased Black Sun/White Moon: … Continue reading Rewind to Spring 2019: Black Sun/White Moon Film and Conversation Series

One People: Experiencing Media as Love Letter in Jamaica

"Media offers the means and material of an imagined community...Motion pictures coming out of Jamaica...convey content as they catalyze an imagined family reunion. " - Terri Francis This week, Shadow and Act revives IU professor Terri Francis's earlier essay, "Slow Jam, Experiencing Media as Love Letter in Jamaica or What I thought of the 'One People' … Continue reading One People: Experiencing Media as Love Letter in Jamaica

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