2017 Apr 07

President of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences CHERYL BOONE ISAACS



The Charles Hotel Regattabar

CHERYL BOONE ISAACSPresented by: Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School in association with Learning From Performers
Admision: Free and open to Harvard affiliates only, reservations required (lunch will be served). RSVP here.

Harvard affiliates are invited to attend a conversation with Cheryl Boone Isaacs, President, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). During her four years helming the AMPAS, Boone Isaacs has overseen the annual Oscars award ceremony, with active leadership focused not only on increasing diversity among the Academy's membership and governance, but improving industry practices and hiring. Boone Isaacs will discuss her decades-long career in the film industry--from publicity and marketing, to starting her own company--and leadership lessons learned along the way. 

2017 Mar 23

Film: The Eagle Huntress



Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museum, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies at Harvard University
Admission: Free and open to the public
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The documentary The Eagle Huntress (2016) follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl who lives in the Altai Mountains in Mongolia, as she trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter and rises to the pinnacle of the centuries-old tradition.

2017 Mar 04

An Afternoon with Filmmaker Deborah Stratman

2:00pm to 3:30pm


Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums 
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for admission information.
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Deborah Stratman is a Chicago-based artist and filmmaker interested in landscapes and systems. Much of her work points to the relationships between physical environments and human struggles for power and control that play out on the land.

2017 Mar 25

“Marvi: The Mystic Muse” film screening and discussion



Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Pakistani singer Sanam MarviPresented by: Harvard Ed Portal, Celebrity Series of Boston, Harvard South Asia Institute, World Music/CRASHarts and Learning From Performers
Admission: Free and open to the public. RSVPs required.
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The award-winning film Marvi: The Mystic Muse explores Pakistani singer Sanam Marvi’s search for her own roots across Pakistan and her journey with Sufism. The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Tanya Panjwani and Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University. This event is held in conjunction with Sanam Marvi's concert on Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 pm at Sanders Theatre, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston and World Music/CRASHarts. For more information about the concert and tickets, visit the Celebrity Series website.

2017 Mar 04

Shifting Materialities of Film: Projection, Preservation, and Research

9:30am to 1:00pm


Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Film Archive
Admission: Free 
Hours: Saturday, March 4 from 9:30 -11:30 am, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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Free workshop on film preservation and the Japanese film archive in conjunction with a screening of recently restored, digital versions of Japanese experimental films from the 1960s. In addition to the Three Radical Japanese Filmmakers show, the HFA will also present a six-part retrospective of newly digitized 8mm films from the PIA Film Festival archives, Hachimiri Madness! Japanese Independents from the Punk Years in April and May.

2017 Mar 03

The Artist’s Museum

4:00pm to 8:00pm


Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
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Dan Byers: The Artist's Museum
Anna Craycroft and Ann Reynolds in conversation: "Creative Research" Should be an Oxymoron
Fri, Mar 3, 2017, 4–6 pm
Level 0, Lecture Hall

Screening + Performance

Pierre Leguillon: The Promise of the Screen 
Fri, Mar 3, 2017, 6–8 pm
Level 1