Upcoming Events & Current News
The Black Film Center/Archive was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions.
Summer Hours: From May 12 through August 21, the BFC/A is open for research from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Advance appointments are requested for film viewings and special collections access.
Note: On Wednesday, August 5, the BFC/A will be closed from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM.
Please note that parking at the Wells Library is limited due to construction. Visit this page for further information and updates.