This collection contains promotional materials documenting films made by or containing representations of black filmmakers, actors, scholars, and artists. Formats include lobby cards, handbills, film and event posters, promotional film and production stills, documentation of events hosted by the Black Film Center/Archive, and other visual media. Although the bulk of the material in this collection was purchased by the Black Film Center/Archive, also represented are commercial items from a number of special collections held at the BFC/A including the Edward Mapp Collection (COL 1), FESPACO Collection (COL 12), Richard E. Norman and Race Filmmaking Collection (COL 16) and several others. The source of a specific item is identified by the “Collection Number” and/or the “Donor” labeled Creator fields. In some cases, additional information about a specified collection is obtainable by following the link for the associated finding aid.