|2007 MSSA Film Festival
Manuscripts and Archives will present its fourth open screening of films from its collections. The screenings will be on three consecutive Tuesdays at noon in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, 128 Wall St.
January 9: "Crossroads Africa, Pilot for a Peace Corps," A CBS News Reports feature, 1961. This film concerns a program in which Americans including then Yale chaplain William Sloane Coffin volunteered to work for a summer in African villages. From the William Sloane Coffin Papers.
January 16: Two short silent films from the 1930s, one created by a Yale faculty member showing building projects on the Yale campus and one showing "Present Day China" from the Records of the Yale-China Association. Also "Blacks at Yale: a perspective," co-produced by Yale University Office of Public Information and WTNH-TV, 1975.
January 23: Two films concerning human rights. "The Voices of Human Rights," the first program of the television series Rights and Wrongs from Globalvision,1993, from the Rights and Wrongs Records and "Stranger Among Friends," a talk by gay rights activist David Mixner from the David Mixner Papers.
Mark your new 2007 calendars. Plan to bring a sandwich and enjoy an hour of film with your lunch, while you stay in out of January's cold.