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Still from the film showing an audience sitting in a movie theater.
January 13, 2020
Told entirely with found footage, Have You Seen My Movie? is a love letter to the magic and power of cinematic experiences as shared by strangers in the dark. From the audience members' rush to get seats to the cool command of the projectionist in the booth, director/editor Paul Anton Smith (...
January 10, 2020
Join us for a free 35mm screening of In the Realms of the Unreal, accompanied by the classic Maya Deren experimental short Meshes of the Afternoon in 16mm. Directed by Oscar-winning Yale alumna Jessica Yu '87, Realms explores the mysterious life and astonishing artwork of Henry Darger, author and...
January 8, 2020
Join us for the 1941 Orson Welles masterpiece Citizen Kane, considered by many to be the greatest film ever made. Welles stars as Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper magnate whose secrets elude reporters after his death. Featuring the Oscar-winning writing of Welles and Herman J. Mankiewicz, the...
Black and white photo of male artists sketching female model
January 5, 2020
Six deeply researched exhibitions currently on display at different Yale Library locations offer new insights into diverse aspects of the history of Yale University and of the university libraries. The First University Art School: 150 Years of the Yale School of Art, Haas Family Arts Library, 180...
December 9, 2019
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive invites you to join us for the Orson Welles masterpiece Citizen Kane, as well as several films by women directors presented in conjunction with 50WomenAtYale150 as part of a year-long celebration of women filmmakers. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941) 7 p.m....
illuminated page from 16th century Italian Law book
December 8, 2019
The catalog for a Yale law library exhibition on representations of authority in early modern Venice has received a 2019 publication award from the American Association of Law Libraries for “a significant contribution to scholarly legal literature”. The exhibition, Representing the Law in the Most...
December 5, 2019
A new exhibition at Sterling Library, “From East to West: The History of the Chinese Collection at Yale 1849-2019,” illuminates the 170-year history of a collection that is intertwined with the growth of Yale Library and even influenced the architectural decoration of Sterling Memorial Library....

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