Black Camera’s Spring 2019 Issue: Close-Up on The New York Scene and Close-Up on Selma

Here's a peek at the contents of the spring 2019 Black Camera edited by Dr. Michael Martin and published by Indiana University Press. Full access available via Jstor. Black Camera was recently ranked 4th most-cited film studies journal. Call for Close-Up Submissions Nina Simone: This special issue of Black Camera takes up the figure of Nina … Continue reading Black Camera’s Spring 2019 Issue: Close-Up on The New York Scene and Close-Up on Selma

April’s Awesomeness at the BFC/A!

Nina Lorez Collins, daughter of the late Kathleen Collins, whose masterwork Losing Ground was the great rediscovered film of 2015, will read selections from a new book of her mother’s writing, Notes from a Black Woman’s Diary. The conversation with Collins, BFC/A Director Terri Francis and Professor of English Vivian Halloran precedes a screening of Losing Ground (1982), which had … Continue reading April’s Awesomeness at the BFC/A!

Conversation with Nina Lorez Collins; April 3, 6PM, Wells 048

Nina Lorez Collins, daughter of the late Kathleen Collins, whose masterwork LOSING GROUND (1982) was the great rediscovered film of 2015, will read selections from a new book of her mother's writing entitled NOTES FROM A BLACK WOMAN'S DIARY (2019). The reading will take place April 3, 6PM, at the IU Libraries Screening Room, Wells … Continue reading Conversation with Nina Lorez Collins; April 3, 6PM, Wells 048

The Lost Films of Kathleen Collins: U.S. Theatrical Premiere at the IU Cinema

To mark the recent restoration of Kathleen Collins's rarely seen feature films, the Black Film Center/Archive is co-sponsoring a special screening of Losing Ground and The Cruz Brothers and Miss Malloy; this is the U.S. theatrical premiere of both restorations.  The double header will show tonight, Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 pm at the IU … Continue reading The Lost Films of Kathleen Collins: U.S. Theatrical Premiere at the IU Cinema

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