Film Study Center News

Two women raise their fists in Black Power salutes at the 1970 Mayday protests
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive is going online! To mark the 50th anniversary of the demonstrations around the New Haven Black Panther trials, be our guests for the preservation premiere of the...

Post by Archer Neilson on April 30, 2020 - 3:20pm

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Yale Film Study Center (FSC) will be closed until further notice. To access a DVD, Blu-ray, or VHS tape from the FSC collection, go to the Orbis or Quicksearch...

Post by Archer Neilson on March 13, 2020 - 9:49am

Young actress looks at a bicycle in the film Wadjda.
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive invites you to join us all spring and summer at the Whitney Humanities Center as we screen new acquisitions and recent preservation projects, as well as several...

Post by Archer Neilson on March 3, 2020 - 10:55am

Join us for an evening of film and conversation with filmmaker and musician Willie Ruff '53 B.M., '54 M.M.A. Ruff’s short films Tony Williams in Africa (1973) and The Soul of St. Simons Island,...

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

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