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photo of filmmaker Barbara Hammer on a motorcycle
February 20, 2020
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 1970s and 1980s. Selections include her breakthrough film Dyketactics (1974), which features more than...
February 17, 2020
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 significant locations in the history of bebop music, led by legendary trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. Stops...
February 14, 2020
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 the racial violence that exists today. The film explores how descendants of the victims and the...
Discover Yale Library poster with photo of Gilmore music Library
February 11, 2020
The Irving S. Gilmore Music Library will extend its opening hours to match the longer hours already in effect at Sterling Memorial Library. Beginning Monday, March 2, students will be able to work in the space until midnight—three hours later than before—on Sunday through Thursday during the...
whiteboard surface covered with handwritten book titles
February 7, 2020
A display at one entrance to Bass Library and a whiteboard covered with scribbled titles at the other are bookending the latest iteration of the library’s Reading Resilience program, presenting recommended reading from students and other members of the Yale community. In 2015, during a wave of...
January 28, 2020
January 23–May 19, 2020 As we celebrate 50 years of women in Yale College and 150 years of women in Yale’s graduate and professional schools, a glance back into the archives shows us that women have been students, faculty, and staff in the Yale School of Drama since its beginnings as the Department...
January 28, 2020
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's The Smiling Madame Beudet, the night features Entr'acte and Paris Qui Dort by René Clair, as well...

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