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 23,000 DVDs, 1,500 Blu-rays, and 5,800 VHS tapes. Our film archive contains more than 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, and a large study area. Visit us at 53 Wall Street.
Upcoming Events
We pay tribute to director Jonathan Demme with a screening of his 2008 drama RACHEL GETTING MARRIED, starring Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Bill Irwin, Debra Winger, Tunde Adebimpe, and Anna Deavere Smith. 7:00pm Tuesday, July 18, at the Whitney Humanities Center (53 Wall Street). "Treasures from the Yale Film Archive" screenings are always free and open to everyone. Visit our Events page to learn more.
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) to MOONLIGHT (2016), and beyond.