September 2020 News

Tony Williams plays a drum kit in Senegal in a field with palm trees behind him
September 30, 2020
The Yale Film Study Center has received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to support preservation of Tony Williams in Africa, a 1973 documentary by filmmaker, musician, Yale alumnus, and Professor Emeritus Willie Ruff '53 B.M., '54 M.M. The 37-minute short follows American jazz...
Cynthia Childs in a wedding dress holding a glass of champagne in the film Seductio Ad Absurdum
September 21, 2020
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive presents the online debut of two recently-preserved short films by S.W. "Winkie" Childs, Jr. '27 and Cynthia Childs, Seductio Ad Absurdum and I'd Be Delighted To! In the fall of 2016, the Yale Film Archive received a collection of more than 400 reels of 16mm...
close-up of actor Paul Giamatti
September 8, 2020
Though the big screen is dark for the Treasures from the Yale Film Archive series these days, Yale's film stars are lighting up the small screen with Treasure Talks. Treasure Talks is a series of online conversations with Yale alumni from the film world about some of their favorite films, selected...
September 3, 2020
Unless otherwise noted, Digital Humanities drop-in Office Hours occur every: Tuesday & Wednesday from 9:00am-10:00am Eastern (Zoom room will close to new consultations at 9:50am) Tuesday & Wednesday from 2:00pm-4:00pm Eastern (Zoom room will close to new consultations at 3:50pm) During...