september, 2018

20sep7:00 pm8:15 pmFeaturedBFC/A and #DirectedbyWomen Worldwide Film Viewing PartySurprise Screening with Filmmaker Present!The IU Libraries Screening RoomCountry:USA

Event Details

Let’s try an experiment with “nonpreconception!” Let’s go to a screening without knowing what we are going to see.

The BFC/A, #DirectedByWomen, and IULMIA invite you to explore. 

Author Frances Flaherty described her husband’s approach to filmmaking as one of “non-preconception”: Nonpreconception is the pre-condition to discovery, because it is a state of mind. When you do not preconceive, then you go about finding out. There is nothing else you can do. You begin to [explore.]” Frances H. Flaherty, The Odyssey of a Film-maker: Robert Flaherty’s Story (New York: Amo, 1972): 10. 

This content of this screening will not be announced publicly beforehand. It begins promptly at 7PM followed by discussion with the filmmaker. 


(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm EDT


The IU Libraries Screening Room

Herman B Wells Library, 1320 East Tenth Street, Indiana University


Black Film Center/Archive 812.855.6041 Wells Library, Room 048, 1320 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN. 47405