Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture

Afrofuturism

One of the most popular and actively researched sub-genres today is Afrofuturism, and our collection is strong and growing.

Poster for Forbidden City, USA.

Asian-American Film

The Libraries has worked with the Asian American studies program and other stakeholders to build a robust collection of Asian American videos.

Collage of Hindi film, books, and DVDs.

Hindi & Bollywood Film

The Van Pelt Video Collection is home to more than 1,200 Hindi-language films as well as scholarly and popular books about Hindi and Bollywood film culture.

LGBT Film

Penn has a large and visible LGBT community, and the Van Pelt Video Collection reflects its broad interests in its acquisitions, which include documentaries as well as popular, mainstream, art house and independently released LGBT-themed films.

Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair

The Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair comprises over 1,000 items documenting the history of the Dreyfus Affair and its impact on the art, society, and politics of France and the modern world.