Centers: Film Study Center

Welcome
The Yale Film Study Center, an Associate of the International Federation of Film Archives, is committed to fostering a robust film culture at Yale through collection, preservation, access, and exhibition. The collection includes more than 22,000 DVDs, 1,200 Blu-rays, and 6,500 VHS tapes. Our film archive contains nearly 5,000 35mm and 16mm prints. We also have more than 150 published screenplays. Our facility includes two screening rooms (one equipped for 3D), twelve private video viewing booths, flatbed film viewing facilities, clip-capture stations, and a large study area. Visit us at 53 Wall Street.
Upcoming Events
Join us for APOLLO 13 in 35mm! Director Ron Howard's Oscar-winning blockbuster stars Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, and Kathleen Quinlan. 7:00pm Wednesday, June 22, in the Whitney Humanities Center (53 Wall Street). This event is part of our TREASURES FROM THE YALE FILM ARCHIVE series, which shows classic and contemporary films from around the world in their original 35mm format as they were meant to be seen. Visit our Events page for info on this and other upcoming screenings.
Recent Acquisitions
Browse the recent acquisitions lists, and learn about using our DVD, Blu-ray and VHS collection for on-site viewing or off-site loans. We have over 31,000 items from 158 countries, spanning the history of film, from BILLY'S ROSE (1888) and MONKEYSHINES, NO. 1 (1889) to MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015).