Presented 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. Read more about President of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences CHERYL BOONE ISAACS
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 More information
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. Read more about Film: The Eagle Huntress
Presented 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. Location map
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. Read more about “Marvi: The Mystic Muse” film screening and discussion