Treasures from the Yale Film Archive

The Yale Film Study Center is pleased to present Treasures from the Yale Film Archive, a series of classic and contemporary films from around the world shown in their original 35mm format as they were meant to be seen. These screenings are always free and open to the public, and are held in the Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium at 53 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06511.

The Treasures from the Yale Film Archive series is presented with generous support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil, ’72 Ph.D., and in partnership with Films at the Whitney.

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UPCOMING TREASURES SCREENINGS

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BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID, 50th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Friday, September 27, 2019
George Roy Hill (USA, 1969, 110 mins), co-presented with the Democracy in America film series, introduction by Michael Kerbel and Matthew Jacobson, post-screening discussion with Joel Pfister
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DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST
2 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019
Julie Dash (USA, 1991, 112 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
2 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019
Jodie Foster (USA, 1995, 103 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel

CHOCOLAT
2 p.m. Sunday, December 8, 2019
Claire Denis (France, 1988, 105 mins), introduction by Dudley Andrew, Xavier Lee, and Brian Meacham

More films coming soon!

PAST TREASURES SCREENINGS 

DIRECTED BY YALE WOMEN: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN FILMMAKERS AT YALE
9 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2019
A selection of short films by Yale alumnae followed by a discussion with Sandra Luckow, Alexis Krasilovsky, Phyllis Chillingworth, and Kit Basquin, introduced by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

DO THE RIGHT THING, 30th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Thursday, September 19, 2019
Spike Lee (USA, 1989, 120 mins); co-presented with the Democracy in America film series; introduction by Matthew Jacobson; post-screening discussion with Daphne Brooks, Aimee Cox, and Daniel HoSang
Poster  —  Notes

ORLANDO
2 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019
Sally Potter (UK, 1992, 94 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

SPEED RACER
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Wachowskis (USA, 2008, 135 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

EMMA
7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Douglas McGrath (USA, 1996, 120 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

WAITING FOR GUFFMAN
7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Christopher Guest (USA, 1996, 84 mins), introduction by Joe Fay and Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

AN EVENING WITH NICK DOOB
7 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2019
Featuring the newly-preserved feature film STREET MUSIC (1979) and three newly-preserved shorts, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Nick Doob
16mm shorts preserved by the Yale Film Study Center with support from the National Film Preservation Foundation
Poster  —  Notes

THE HUSTLER
2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019
Robert Rossen (USA, 1961, 134 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

THE CIRCLE
2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2019
Jafar Panahi (Iran, 2000, 90 mins), introduction by Farkhondeh Shayesteh and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

MILK
7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019
Gus Van Sant (USA, 2008, 128 mins); co-presented with the Democracy in America film series; introduction by Michael Kerbel, Matthew Jacobson and producer Bruce Cohen; post-screening discussion with Laura Wexler
Poster  —  Notes

THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN
2 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2019
Marc Caro & Jean-Pierre Jeunet (France, 1995, 102 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

THE THIN RED LINE, 20th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019
Terrence Malick (USA, 1999, 170 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

SPRING, SUMMER, FALL, WINTER...AND SPRING
2 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2018
Kim Ki-duk (South Korea, 2003, 103 mins), introduction by Young Sun Park and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

KATHO UPANISHAD
2 p.m. Sunday, November 4, 2018
Ashish Avikunthak (India, 2011, 82 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham, post-screening discussion with Ashish Avikunthak and Basab Mullik
Poster  —  Notes

MARIE ANTOINETTE
2 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2018
Sofia Coppola (USA, 2006, 123 mins), introduction by Pierre Saint-Amand and Archer Neilson
Poster  — Notes

MEDIUM COOL
7 p.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018
Haskell Wexler (USA, 1969, 110 mins), co-presented with the Democracy in America film series, introduction by Matthew Jacobson, post-screening discussion with Beverly Gage
Poster  —  Notes

TO CATCH A THIEF
2 p.m. Sunday, September 9, 2018
Alfred Hitchcock (USA, 1955, 106 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Werner Herzog (USA, 2007, 99 mins), introduction by Jennifer Marlon and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

THE FUGITIVE, 25th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Andrew Davis (USA, 1993, 130 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

SCHOOL OF ROCK
7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Richard Linklater (USA, 2003, 108 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

CLASS PICTURES: STUDENT ARCHIVIST SCREENING NIGHT
7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018
16mm rarities presented by students in Film 604: The Film Archive, introductions by Brian Meacham and students from the class
Poster  —  Notes

THE AVIATOR
2 p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018
Martin Scorsese (USA, 2004, 170 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

ANTONIA'S LINE
2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2018
Marleen Gorris (Netherlands, 1995, 102 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

AN EVENING WITH NORMAN WEISSMAN
7 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2018
35mm and 16mm documentaries and industrial films from the 1950s-1970s, with an introduction by Brian Meacham and a Q&A with director Norman Weissman
Poster  —  Notes

SHADOW OF A DOUBT, 75th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Alfred Hitchcock (USA, 1943, 108 mins), introduction by Camille Thomasson and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

YALE COLLECTION OF CLASSIC FILMS, 50th Anniversary Celebration
7 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2018
16mm selections from Yale's first film collection, acquired in 1968, including THE MARK OF ZORRO with Douglas Fairbanks and THE BALLOONATIC with Buster Keaton, with live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin and an introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

THE EMPEROR JONES
7 p.m. Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Dudley Murphy (USA, 1933, 76 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

THE WEDDING BANQUET, 25th Anniversary Screening
2 p.m. Sunday, February 11, 2018
Ang Lee (Taiwan/USA, 1993, 106 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

M
7 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Fritz Lang (Germany, 1931, 110 mins), introduction by Tom Breen and Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

LONE STAR
2 p.m. Sunday, January 21, 2018
John Sayles (USA, 1996, 135 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

AMISTAD, 20th Anniversary Screening
2 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2017
Steven Spielberg (USA, 1997, 155 mins), introduction by Joseph Yannielli and Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

UN PROPHÈTE
7 p.m. Sunday, November 12, 2017
Jacques Audiard (France, 2009, 155 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

FAST, CHEAP & OUT OF CONTROL, 20th Anniversary Screening
2 p.m. Sunday, October 8, 2017
Errol Morris (USA, 1997, 82 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

BLACK AT YALE: A FILM DIARY
8 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017
Warrington Hudlin (USA, 1974, 50 mins), co-presented with the Black Student Alliance at Yale, introduction by Brian Meacham, post-screening discussion with Warrington Hudlin
16mm print preserved by the Yale Film Study Center
Poster  —  Notes

VOLVER
2 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2017
Pedro Almodóvar (Spain, 2006, 121 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

RACHEL GETTING MARRIED
7 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Jonathan Demme (USA, 2008, 113 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

AIR FORCE ONE, 20th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Monday, June 12, 2017
Wolfgang Petersen (USA, 1997, 124 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

HOUSE OF GAMES, 30th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017
David Mamet (USA, 1987, 102 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

ROBERT FRANK WEEKEND
DON'T BLINK - ROBERT FRANK

7 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017
Laura Israel (USA/Canada, 2015, 82 mins, DCP), introduction by Brian Meacham, post-screening discussion with Laura Israel and Nicholas Dawidoff
CANDY MOUNTAIN, 30th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017
Robert Frank and Rudy Wurlitzer (USA, 1987, 91 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE
7 p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017
Nicholas Hytner (UK, 1994, 104 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel; co-presented with the Yale Center for British Art in conjunction with their exhibition Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World
Poster  —  Notes

THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS, 50th Anniversary Screening
8 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017
Gillo Pontecorvo (Italy/Algeria, 1966, 121 mins), introduction by Chris Price and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

THE LIVES OF OTHERS, 10th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Friday, February 3, 2017
Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck (Germany, 2006, 137 mins), introduction by Katie Trumpener; post-screening discussion led by Katie Trumpener and Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE
7 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2017
Sylvain Chomet (France, 2003, 78 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

BLACK SWAN
4 p.m. Sunday, December 4, 2016
Darren Aronofsky (USA, 2010, 108 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

AN EVENING WITH FRANK AND CAROLINE MOURIS
7 p.m. Friday, November 4, 2016
Featuring newly-preserved animated shorts, the Academy Award-winning FRANK FILM, and more, followed by a discussion with filmmakers Frank and Caroline Mouris
16mm animated shorts preserved by the Yale Film Study Center with support from the National Film Preservation Foundation
Poster  —  Notes

TO BE A MAN, 50th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Friday, October 7, 2016
Murray Lerner (USA, 1966, 58 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
16mm print preserved by the Yale Film Study Center
Poster  —  Notes

WHEN WE WERE KINGS, 20th Anniversary Screening
2 p.m. Sunday, September 25, 2016
Leon Gast (USA, 1996, 92 mins), introduction by Charles Musser and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

VERTIGO
4 p.m. Sunday, September 18, 2016
Alfred Hitchcock (USA, 1958, 128 mins), introduction by David Quint and Michael Kerbel 
Poster  —  Notes

APOLLO 13
7 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Ron Howard (USA, 1995, 140 mins), introduction by Scott Smith of the Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

BOYZ N THE HOOD, 25th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2016
John Singleton (USA, 1991, 112 mins), introduction by Christopher Lebron and Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

CLASS PICTURES: STUDENT ARCHIVIST SCREENING NIGHT
7 p.m. Sunday, April 24, 2016
16mm rarities presented by students in Film 604: The Film Archive, introductions by Brian Meacham and students from the class
Poster  —  Notes

3 IDIOTS
2 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2016
Rajkumar Hirani (India, 2009, 170 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson, post-screening discussion with Ashish Chadha
Poster  —  Notes

KAPAUKU 1954/55 - 1959
7 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2016
Leopold Pospisil (USA, 1959, 62 mins), introduction by Charles Musser, live narration by Leopold Pospisil
16mm print preserved by the Yale Film Study Center with support from the National Film Preservation Foundation
Poster  —  Notes

THE ADVENTURES OF MARK TWAIN
2 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2016
Will Vinton (USA, 1985, 86 mins), co-presented with the Yale Film Colloquium, introduction by Leana Hirschfeld-Kroen
Poster  —  Notes

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, 10th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris (USA, 2006, 103 mins); introduction by Archer Neilson; post-screening discussion with Abigail Breslin, Ron Gregg, and Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

PASSAGES FROM JAMES JOYCE'S FINNEGANS WAKE
7 p.m. Sunday, February 28, 2016
Mary Ellen Bute (USA, 1965, 91 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham and Bute biographer Kit Basquin
35mm print preserved by the Yale Film Study Center with support from the National Film Preservation Foundation
Poster  —  Notes

RUN LOLA RUN
2 p.m. Sunday, February 21, 2016
Tom Tykwer (Germany, 1998, 80 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD
7 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 2016
Alain Resnais (France, 1961, 93 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

FARGO, 20th Anniversary Screening
2 p.m. Sunday, January 31, 2016
Joel Coen (USA, 1996, 98 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

WITHIN OUR GATES, 95th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2015
Oscar Micheaux (USA, 1920, 83 mins), live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin, introduction by Brian Meacham and Nick Forster
Poster  —  Notes

THE TRAIN
2 p.m. Sunday, November 8, 2015
John Frankenheimer (USA, 1964, 133 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

PRINCESS MONONOKE
2 p.m. Sunday, October 11, 2015
Hayao Miyazaki (Japan, 1997, 134 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

BEING JOHN MALKOVICH
7 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2015
Spike Jonze (USA, 1999, 112 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO, 30th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2015
Woody Allen (USA, 1985, 82 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

LA VIE EN ROSE
7 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Olivier Dahan (France, 2007, 140 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

BRICK, 10th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Rian Johnson (USA, 2005, 110 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI, Orson Welles Centennial Screening
7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015
Orson Welles (USA, 1948, 87 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

FILMS FROM THE HERB GRAFF COLLECTION
2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015
Rare treasures on 16mm from the collection of legendary film collector Herb Graff, featuring a conversation with Brian Meacham and Bennett Lovett-Graff
Poster  —  Notes

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015
Kenneth Branagh (UK/USA, 1993, 111 mins), introduction by Brian Walsh and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK., 10th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Thursday, February 19, 2015
George Clooney (USA, 2005, 93 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

THE PIANO
7 p.m. Thursday, January 29, 2015
Jane Campion (New Zealand/Australia/France, 1993, 121 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel
Poster  —  Notes

FANTASTIC MR. FOX5th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Sunday, December 7, 2014
Wes Anderson (USA, 2009, 87 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

HOLD 'EM YALE, Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Yale Bowl
7 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2014
Edward H. Griffith (USA, 1928, 80 mins), live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin, introductions by Judith Schiff and Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

PAN'S LABYRINTH, Halloween Screening
7 p.m. Friday, October 31, 2014
Guillermo del Toro (Spain/Mexico, 2006, 118 mins), introduction by Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

NOTHING BUT A MAN, 50th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Sunday, September 21, 2014
Michael Roemer (USA, 1964, 95 mins), introduction by Michael Kerbel, post-screening discussion with Michael Roemer and Daphne A. Brooks 
Poster  —  Notes

ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER, 15th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014
Pedro Almodóvar (Spain, 1999, 101 mins), introduction by Noël Valis and Archer Neilson
Poster  —  Notes

THREE KINGS, 15th Anniversary Screening
7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014
David O. Russell (USA, 1999, 114 mins), introduction by Brian Meacham
Poster  —  Notes

 

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