Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: Preserving the Revolution: James Baldwin and the Black Panthers

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Time: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Humanities Quadrangle, L01
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Description: 

Kathy Pakay and Josh Morton in person! Three Yale-preserved films by Yale filmmakers have their campus premieres: MAYDAY (May First Media, 1970, 22 mins) and PUPPET SHOW (Josh Morton, 1970, 9 mins) examine events surrounding New Haven’s Black Panther trials, while JAMES BALDWIN: FROM ANOTHER PLACE (Sedat Pakay, 1973, 12 mins) lets us hear from Baldwin during his self-imposed exile in Istanbul.

Yale-preserved films presented in 35mm and 16mm by the Yale Film Archive with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.

In keeping with Yale’s COVID-19 prevention policies, all attendees must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated (including boosters when eligible) and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Masks are recommended