Film Study Center News

The Yale Film Study Center has received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to support preservation of James Baldwin: From Another Place, a documentary by Yale alumnus Sedat Pakay...

Post by Archer Neilson on July 25, 2019 - 1:09pm

The Yale Film Study Center has completed preservation of The Beginnings of Bebop (1981), a film that documents a guided tour of significant locations in the history of bebop music, led by legendary...

Post by Archer Neilson on July 16, 2019 - 8:54am

As an architecture student at Yale in the late 1960s, Josh Morton lived in New Haven's Hill neighborhood, half a block from the local chapter headquarters of the Black Panther Party. Looking for a...

Post by Archer Neilson on June 26, 2019 - 1:56pm

Buckle up for a free 35mm screening of Speed Racer, starring Emile Hirsch in the title role. "This is a movie that is giddily, gorgeously overwhelming," wrote critic Tom Maurstad, "from the cool slow...

Post by Archer Neilson on May 14, 2019 - 1:12pm

Join us for Jane Austen's story of Emma Woodhouse, as adapted for the screen by writer and first-time director Douglas McGrath. "A fine cast, speedy pacing, and playful direction make this a solid...

Post by Archer Neilson on April 25, 2019 - 2:55pm

Musical theater and mockumentary take center stage in Waiting for Guffman, the 1996 ensemble comedy from director Christopher Guest. This "madcap gem" (in the words of Owen Gleiberman) was described...

Post by Archer Neilson on April 16, 2019 - 9:53am

Join us for a free screening of Wrestle, a new documentary by Suzannah Herbert and Lauren Belfer, followed by a discussion with the filmmakers along with New Haven Wrestling head coach Marcello...

Post by Archer Neilson on April 16, 2019 - 9:42am

Join us as we welcome the Emmy-winning Yale graduate and New Haven native Nick Doob '69 for a screening and discussion of four of his newly-preserved films. In 2016, the Yale Film Study Center was...

Post by Archer Neilson on April 8, 2019 - 8:43am

Join us for a free screening and discussion of Charm City, a new documentary by Marilyn Ness. Filmed during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Charm City delivers a powerfully candid...

Post by Archer Neilson on March 27, 2019 - 10:35am

Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, and George C. Scott star in The Hustler, Robert Rossen's "hymn to the last true era when men of substance played pool with a vengeance" (Derek Adams). This...

Post by Archer Neilson on March 5, 2019 - 9:45am

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