Nina Collins Talks to Author Terri Francis about Josephine Baker’s Cinematic Prism, March 2021.

Spotlight on the Black Film Center/Archive, February, 2021. 

Ja’Tovia Gary Talks with Terri Francis, Orphans Film Symposium, 2020.


A Place for Film the IU Cinema podcast talks the 1999 Spike Lee Joint, Summer of Sam, joined by special guest, Dr. Terri Francis of the IU Media School and Director of the Black Film Center Archive!

Mati Diop’s Atlantiques (2009) Crucial 21st Century Cinema post for the Communal Blogging Initiative for #DirectedbyWomen

Interchange – Centering Black Film: From Spike Lee to Josephine Baker, WFHB, Hosted and Produced by Doug Storm


Ep. 109: Terri Francis (Losing Ground) on Cinephiliacs with Peter Labuza, Host.

Ep. 94: Terri Francis, director of IU’s Black Film Center/Archive on Through the Gates, Jim Shanahan, Host.


Interviewed by Zoe Spilker for “Media School Adds Minor in Black Cinema and Media Studies,” January 31, 2017.


Cited in Conversation with Nina Collins, Literary Lovin Lady, December 6, 2016.

Francis Receives Global South Fellowship,” The Media School Report, May 18, 2016.

“Francis Adds Commentary to Restored Losing Ground,” The Media School Report, March 13, 2016.

Solving the Negro Problem through Satire: The Destination Interview with Kevin Willmott

A Fitting End to Women’s History Month: Dr. Terri Francis Talks of Josephine Baker and the Burlesque


NPR’s Neda Ulaby Interviews Terri Francis on the Hair Politics of Annie

Afrosurrealist Film Society: Conversation with Terri Francis, Part 2 – Blues Cinema

Afrosurrealist Film Society: Conversation with IU Professor Terri Francis, Part 1

Casting Natural Light: A Discussion with Spike Lee’s Cinematographer Daniel Patterson

The Backstage of Intellectual Practice: Terri Francis and Andy Uhrich, Black Film Center/Archive Blog, May 1, 2015.


Get to Know the Feminist Filmmaker Who Vandalizes Commercials

Gun Control: It’s on All of Us

Interview: Kevin Jerome Everson, Contemporary American Artist and “Black Filmmaker”

Slow Jam: Experiencing Media as Love Letter in Jamaica, Or What I Thought of the OnePeople Documentary