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 

2017 Apr 27

Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Actor JOHN LITHGOW



Loeb Drama Center Main Stage, 64 Brattle St.

John Lithgow announced as 2017 Harvard Arts Medal Recipient
Presented by: Learning From Performers
ADMISSION: Free, tickets required.
How to get tickets: Available in person at the Harvard Box Office, Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St., Cambridge, online, or by calling 617.496.2222 (online and phone ticket orders subject to service fees). Ticket distribution for Harvard affiliates (2 per person, with valid ID) begins Tuesday, April 18; ticket distribution for the public (2 per person) begins Thursday, April 20. Some remaining tickets may be available at the door one hour prior to event start time.

Award-winning actor John Lithgow ’67 ArD ’05 is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Harvard University Board of Overseers in association with the American Repertory Theater. It will include a discussion with Lithgow moderated by President Faust. This is the opening event for ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts celebrating its 25th anniversary April 27-30.

2017 Feb 24

Film: Mele Murals

2:00pm to 3:30pm


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

Presented by: Harvard University Native American Program and the Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of modern graffiti art and ancient Hawaiian culture for a new generation of Native Hawaiians. Two graffiti artists—Estria Miyashiro and John Hina (“Prime”)—tell how their street art has taken them on personal journeys to discover their history, identity, and responsibilities as Hawaiian people.