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Below is a short list of websites, phone numbers and other contact information for resources and organizations related to black film.The Acapulco Black Film Festival. (www.abff.com/splash/splash.htm) From its Web site: "The Acapulco Black Film Festival is a celebration of the cinematic work of Black filmmakers and artists. The ABFF offers a competitive showcase of independent Black cinema from around the world. The festival’s retreatlike atmosphere provides an intellectually charged environment for filmmakers, artists, industry executives, journalists and film enthusiasts to network and share information and ideas." www.abetnetwork.com/aboutabet.htm) Founded in 1987 by Shirley Moore. From the Web site: "ABET’s purpose is to provide aid and assist Black Technicians in the motion picture and entertainment industry by increasing awareness, visibility and opportunities through education, networking, promotional activities and act as a support system for business and services. ABET is the first organization comprised of the Behind-the-Scenes personnel who actually work on union and non-union feature films, TV shows, music videos, and commercial productions within the entertainment industry." Phone: (323) 933-0746; e-mail Moore at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Black Film Center/Archive.(http://www.indiana.edu/~bfca) From its Web site: "The Black Film Center/Archive is a repository of films and related materials by and about African Americans. Included are films which have substantial participation by African Americans as writers, actors, producers, directors, musicians, and consultants, as well as those which depict some aspect of black experience. The BFC/A is a facility where scholars, students and researchers can view films and have access to auxiliary research facilities on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Black Camera, the newsletter of the Black Film Center/Archive, serves as an academic, professional, and community resource. In order to maintain a comprehensive research archive, the BFC/A does not distribute any part of its collection. However, the BFC/A maintains a database of over 8,000 films, not all of which are in the collection. For a minimal fee, database research information concerning those films is available to be faxed or mailed."
Smith Research Center, Black Film Center/Archive
2805 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Office phone: (812) 855-6041; director: (812) 855-7631; fax: (812) 856-5832; e-mail: email@example.com
BFF, Tribeca Film Center
375 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10013
Phone (212) 941-3944; fax (212) 941-3944
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