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Photograph of Braxton Shelley
October 14, 2022
Minister and musicologist Braxton D. Shelley, faculty in the Department of Music and at the Institute of Sacred Music, and Libby Van Cleve, director of Yale Library’s Oral History of American Music (OHAM), have teamed up to launch a series of one-on-one interviews with leaders in gospel music. The...
October 10, 2022
Pariah (Dee Rees, 2011, 86 mins) A Brooklyn teenager comes out and comes of age in the debut feature film from writer/director Dee Rees. Lou Lumenick called the Sundance hit "a look at the joy, confusion, and heartbreak of adolescence that's both culture- and locale-specific and, at the same time,...
October 6, 2022
British director Charlie Shackleton visits Yale for a screening and discussion of his experimental feature film The Afterlight. This film exists as just a single 35mm print, hand-delivered by Shackleton to every screening around the world. "Every time it screens," Shackleton notes, "that lone print...
October 5, 2022
Filmmaker in person! Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Duke Ellington Fellowship Program at Yale. This event will include two Yale Film Archive-preserved episodes of the local news program What's Happening, featuring footage from the legendary 1972 concert at Woolsey Hall with Duke...
September 26, 2022
Vengeance Is Mine (Michael Roemer, 1984, 118 mins) The Plot Against Harry (Michael Roemer, 1989, 81 mins) Filmmakers in person! New prints! Screen star Brooke Adams and Yale filmmaking legend Michael Roemer join us to screen and discuss Vengeance Is Mine, their story of a woman facing intersecting...
September 19, 2022
The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949, 104 mins) Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Alida Valli, and Trevor Howard shine in what Robert Horton called “one of the glories of postwar cinema, and quite possibly one of the most sheerly enjoyable movies ever made.” Set in a swirling, seedy Vienna, this atmospheric...
September 8, 2022
Yi Yi: A One and a Two… (Edward Yang, 2000, 173 mins) Edward Yang’s final film—and his masterpiece—deftly details the heartbreak and humor faced by three generations of a middle-class family in Taipei. The exquisitely orchestrated ensemble drama won Yang the Best Director prize at Cannes, and led...

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