Additions to IU Image Collections Online from the Gugler and Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Collections

In December 2017, IUB Libraries and the BFC/A launched the Josef Gugler African and Middle Eastern Film Collection through Indiana University‚Äôs Image Collections Online (ICO) (see previous story). Since then, our staff has scanned an additional 1,315 posters, photographs, lobby cards, and handbills from the collection and added them to the site for a total … Continue reading Additions to IU Image Collections Online from the Gugler and Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Collections

Mary Perry Smith, Co-Founder of the BFHFI, Passes

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mary Perry Smith. In addition to her roles as an educator, a philanthropist, and a promoter of black cultural heritage, Mary Perry Smith was a co-founder of Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, Inc. (BFHFI). For over thirty years Smith played many roles within the … Continue reading Mary Perry Smith, Co-Founder of the BFHFI, Passes