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still from the film IMPASSE showing a circle made of star-shaped stickers
November 17, 2020
Join Treasures from the Yale Film Archive online for a conversation with animators Caroline and Frank Mouris ART '69, in conjunction with the online debut of their recently-preserved short film Impasse (1978), which was created using millions of Avery labels. In the film, a red arrow and a white...
overlapping postcards with images and text
November 11, 2020
What would you like future students to know about being a Yale student in 2020, post-election?  On Thursday, Nov. 12, students are invited to stop by Sterling Library between noon and 3 pm to write their answers on a postcards that will be preserved in the Yale University Archives. Students may...
Jennfer Chenoweth head shot
November 7, 2020
Registration is open for Yale’s 2020 GISday Virtual Conference, Mapping Spatial Inequity, to take place from 11:30 am to 4 pm on Friday, Nov. 13. Interested members of the public, as well as the Yale community, are welcome. “Spatial inequity” refers to the unequal distribution of resources and...
close-up of black cat's face from the film Kuroneko
October 26, 2020
Though the big screen is dark, we've scared up a witches' brew of film frights to haunt the dreams of Yale students, faculty, and staff this Halloween. Stream and scream to thirteen horror classics spanning a century of cinema's most ghoulish genre. These spectral offerings are part of Yale...
Students wait in line to write postcards for the University archives
October 21, 2020
What would you like future students to know about being a Yale student in 2020? The simple question, posed by University Librarian Barbara Rockenbach in an email to students this week, struck a chord. On Wednesday, 205 students stopped by Sterling Library over the course of several hours to...
Patron with back to camera examines shelves of videos
October 12, 2020
by Tricia Carey In welcome news for film study faculty and students, the library has resumed lending items from the Film Study Center’s large collection. The collection contains nearly 40,000 DVDs, more than 4,000 Blu-ray discs and close to 6,000 VHS tapes. It spans the history of cinema,...
October 7, 2020
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 record for the item and request delivery to one of the following locations: Sterling Library Nave, Arts...

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