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Indiana University Bloomington

Black Film Center/Archive College of Arts and Sciences


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Latest Acquisitions

The most recent film acquisitions of the BFC/A listed by title followed by filmmaker, year, and format


The BFC/A General Film Collection includes a number of important films spanning the century, made by independent black and white filmmakers

Reference Collection

The BFC/A has a small non-circulating reference collection for onsite use by researchers.


Interviews with Julie Dash, Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee, Spike Lee, Richard Pryor and many more


Search Photograph Collection by Name or by Title of Film


Check our Collection of Posters.
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Press Kits

Press kits are pre-packaged promotional materials distributed by film studios in order to promote their films via the mass media.


Pressbooks were publications issued by film studios for the purposes of marketing their films. Pressbooks vary greatly in content and length.

Special Collections

The Special Collections at the BFCA contain a wealth of material documenting careers of individual filmmakers as well as material used to promote films. View the finding aids for each collection »