Yale Film Archive News

Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of Storm Lake, the new documentary by Jerry Risius and Beth Levison, followed by an interactive discussion of the state of local journalism with...

Post by Archer Neilson on October 25, 2021 - 10:07am

Close-up of actress Elsa Lanchester in Bride of Frankenstein.
Though the big screen remains dark for now, we've scared up another witches' brew of film frights to haunt your dreams this Halloween. Stream and scream to ten terrifying treasures from cinema's most...

Post by Archer Neilson on October 18, 2021 - 2:15pm

color photo of filmmaker Cynthia Childs on a bed, talking on the phone
Enjoy Home Movie Day at home this year with a selection of home and amateur movies from one of Yale's first filmmakers. The S.W. Childs, Jr. Collection at the Yale Film Archive is the archive's...

Post by Archer Neilson on October 13, 2021 - 3:40pm

Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and filmmaker discussion of The Donut King, a new documentary by Alice Gu, co-presented as part of the Center for Asian American Media's CAAMFest...

Post by Archer Neilson on May 5, 2021 - 5:26am

black and white photo of Satyajit Ray standing next to a movie camera
In celebration of the centenary of Satyajit Ray's birth, we're highlighting five of his finest films, available online to Yale students, faculty, and staff throughout the month of May as part of Yale...

Post by Archer Neilson on April 30, 2021 - 7:24am

photo of Larry Krasner in an office surrounded by advisors
Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and discussion of Philly D.A. In 2017, Philadelphia had one of the highest incarceration rates of any major city on the United States. When civil...

Post by Archer Neilson on March 24, 2021 - 5:31am

Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of Coded Bias, a new documentary by Shalini Kantayya, followed by a discussion with the film's stars. When computer scientist Joy Buolamwini of...

Post by Archer Neilson on March 3, 2021 - 12:39pm

Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and discussion of Mr. SOUL!, a documentary by Melissa Haizlip '87. Before Oprah and Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL! From 1968 into 1973, the public...

Post by Archer Neilson on February 5, 2021 - 1:37pm

Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and discussion of 9to5: The Story of a Movement, a new documentary by Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar. When Dolly Parton sang "9 to 5," she was...

Post by Archer Neilson on January 14, 2021 - 5:27am

The Yale Film Study Center has been renamed the Yale Film Archive. The new name is intended to better reflect the archive's critical support for teaching and research as well as its leadership in...

Post by Archer Neilson on January 6, 2021 - 7:28am

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