Professors and alumni played a big role in bringing the stories of America’s most diverse ethnic group to the small screen.
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Q&A with Scott MacQueen, the Archive’s head of preservation discusses the history and recent restoration of the film, which is getting released on Blu-ray in May.
Since 2005, the archive has partnered with Outfest to preserve transgender stories of struggle as the group continues to face inadequate legal protections, stigma and violence.
Ellen Scott is working on a book about depictions of slavery in movies and a chronicle of Black female film critics.
The research shows indications that the film industry is starting to get the message that diversity sells.
The panel, moderated by UCLA’s Deborah Nadoolman Landis, features nominees Mark Bridges, Jacqueline Durran, Christopher Peterson, Arianne Phillips, Sandy Powell and Mayes Rubeo.
In this Q&A, the honorary Academy Award winner discusses how the movement originated and shares how his experiences at UCLA shaped his career.
Alumna Patricia Vidal Delgado’s first feature film is making its debut at one of the nation’s top film festivals.
Wollen, who taught at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television from 1988 through 2006, died Dec. 17 in England. He was 81.
Festival includes earliest works from filmmakers like Nina Menkes, Catherine Hardwicke and Terry Sanders, who film was the first student film to win an Oscar.
Alumnus Nicholas von Sternberg finds art imitating his life in the Netflix movie “Dolemite Is My Name.”
The Archive is the sixth largest moving image repository in the world, and second only to the Library of Congress in the U.S.
The annual awards, which are given to a diverse array of projects, foster the advancement of the arts and arts-related scholarship.
Rare materials preserved by the archive can be seen in new productions each year, ranging from Ken Burns’ sweeping documentary series to feature films.
Three UCLA M.F.A. students have been awarded Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Awards, which recognize scripts that demonstrate examples of real or plausible science.
UCLA’s Film & Television Archive celebrates celluloid diversity.
Companies can improve hiring and retention by following five essential practices, including modernizing their views of the evolving American audience.
These four pioneering faculty women, famous in their time, are mostly forgotten today.
The UCLA Film & Television Archive has introduced a digital portal showcasing local news footage of Tom Bradley, Los Angeles’ first African American mayor.
Undaunted by bias or condescension, four extraordinary women helped shape UCLA.
Thanks to a seed grant from the UCLA Pritzker Center, the Center for Scholars & Storytellers is exploring how entertainment media can highlight issues in foster care.
The donation from the Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts will also support the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
UCLA’s Hanadi Elyan says its hugely important for filmmakers from the Arab world to tell the stories of the mothers, daughters, sisters that no one else is telling.
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