Film Study Center News

photo of filmmaker Barbara Hammer on a motorcycle
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive celebrates the life and legacy of pioneering lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer (1939-2019) with a special screening of experimental short films she made in the...

Post by Archer Neilson on February 20, 2020 - 10:34am

Join us for the preservation premiere of The Beginnings of Bebop, followed by a conversation with filmmaker Willie Ruff '53 B.M., '54 M.M.A. This 1981 documentary takes us on a guided tour of...

Post by Archer Neilson on February 17, 2020 - 4:23pm

Join us for a free screening of Jacqueline Olive's Always in Season, a new documentary that examines the lingering impact of lynching and the link between this historic form of racial terrorism and...

Post by Archer Neilson on February 14, 2020 - 10:16am

Experiments in French Silent Cinema explores films from various 1920s avant-garde movements, presented with live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton. In addition to Germaine Dulac...

Post by Archer Neilson on January 28, 2020 - 2:58pm

film still showing a close-up of Tilda Swinton in a grocery store
Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, and Ezra Miller star in Lynne Ramsay's We Need to Talk About Kevin, a harrowing story of a mother reeling from a son's unthinkable violence. "Ramsay, filming in lurid...

Post by Archer Neilson on January 17, 2020 - 9:36am

Still from the film showing an audience sitting in a movie theater.
Told entirely with found footage, Have You Seen My Movie? is a love letter to the magic and power of cinematic experiences as shared by strangers in the dark. From the audience members' rush to get...

Post by Archer Neilson on January 13, 2020 - 12:18pm

Join us for a free 35mm screening of In the Realms of the Unreal, accompanied by the classic Maya Deren experimental short Meshes of the Afternoon in 16mm. Directed by Oscar-winning Yale alumna...

Post by Archer Neilson on January 10, 2020 - 12:14pm

Join us for the 1941 Orson Welles masterpiece Citizen Kane, considered by many to be the greatest film ever made. Welles stars as Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper magnate whose secrets elude...

Post by Archer Neilson on January 8, 2020 - 10:59am

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive invites you to join us for the Orson Welles masterpiece Citizen Kane, as well as several films by women directors presented in conjunction with 50WomenAtYale150 ...

Post by Archer Neilson on December 9, 2019 - 10:19am

The Yale Film Study Center has completed preservation of Screentest, a short film made by Frank and Caroline Mouris in 1975. This live-action 16mm film from the Mourises, made with a grant from the...

Post by Archer Neilson on November 20, 2019 - 9:50am

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