Centers: Film Study Center

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 a free 35mm screening of LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD, directed by Alain Resnais from a script by Alain Robbe-Grillet and starring Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, and Sacha Pitöeff. 7:00pm Sunday, February 7, in the Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium (53 Wall Street). This event is part of our TREASURES FROM THE YALE FILM ARCHIVE iseries, which shows classic and contemporary films from around the world in their original 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 30,000 items from 157 countries, spanning the history of film, from BILLY'S ROSE (1888) and MONKEYSHINES, NO. 1 (1889) to BIRDMAN (2014) and MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015).