Film

2015 Dec 03

Containment movie screening

7:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, The Department of The History of Science, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, and the Harvard Film Archive.
Free; tickets required. Tickets will be available at the CCVA box office beginning at 6:45 on the day of the show.
The screening will be followed by a reception in the Main Gallery of the Carpenter Center.

2015 Dec 09

Corita Kent: Behind the Scenes

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Free and open to the public. Please RSVP through Evenbrite.

The Ed Portal welcomes Harvard PhD. candidate Eva Payne, who will give a talk on Corita Kent's work and on her experience curating Corita Kent-themed exhibitions at Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library and at the Harvard Art Museums. The event will also feature the screening of a short film documenting Kent's process that was restored for the Harvard Art Museums’ exhibition. You’ll also have the chance to learn up close about the technique of silk screening with local silkscreen artist Dave Tree, whose work is connected to the themes and technique Corita Kent often explored.

2016 Jan 20

actor, writer, producer AMY BRENNEMAN: “Plugging Into Good Stuff and Letting Go of Noise: Some Tips for Staying Sane in a Show Business Life”

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 101

Amy Brenneman '86Presented by: Office for the Arts in association with the Harvard Alumni Association
Registration required. Register on the Wintersession registration page.
Admission Free: No Tickets Required; free and open to all Harvard affiliates and the public.

Amy Brenneman ’86 is an actor, writer and producer whose credits include the ABC police drama series “NYPD Blue” (1993-94), for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards, and the CBS series “Judging Amy” (1999-2005); currently she is starring in the HBO series “The Leftovers.” Her recent film credits include “Things You Can Tell By Just Looking at Her” (2000) and “The Jane Austen Book Club” (2007). During this talk/Q&A Brenneman will discuss balancing career and personal life, and managing the ups and downs of working in the entertainment industry.

2016 Jan 21

pediatrician and TV writer NEAL BAER: “Private and Public Storytelling: How to Use Digital and Traditional Technologies for Social Change”

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 101

Neal Baer EdM ’79, AM ’82, M ’95Presented by: Office for the Arts in association with the Harvard Alumni Association
Admission Free: No Tickets Required; free and open to all Harvard affiliates and the public. Registration is closed and event is at capacity, but some seating may be available at the door starting 15 minutes prior to start time. Admission first come, first served, subject to venue capacity.
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Neal Baer EdM ’79, AM ’82, M ’95 is a pediatrician and television writer who combines his passion for medicine and storytelling to challenge audiences’ views on a spectrum of social and political topics. His credits include the TV series “Under the Dome,” “ER” and “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” and he is the founder of Global Media Center for Social Impact, which uses new media to promote health initiatives around the world. Baer will discuss how compelling stories have the power to transform popular culture and catalyze social change in such areas as health, immigration, racial justice, America’s prison crisis, the environment, LGBT/gender equality, education, reproductive health and rights, and more.

2016 Jan 21

director, writer and President of Directors Guild of America PARIS BARCLAY: “The Men and Women in the Mirror: Reflections on How the Commercial Artist Can and Will Change the World”

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 101

Paris Barclay ’79Presented by: Office for the Arts in association with the Harvard Alumni Association
Admission Free: No Tickets Required; free and open to all Harvard affiliates and the public. Registration is closed, but some seating may be available at the door starting 15 minutes prior to start time. Admission first come, first served, subject to venue capacity.

Paris Barclay ’79 is President of the Directors Guild of America, the first African-American and first openly gay President in the history of the Guild. He also served on the Guild’s Western Directors Council and co-chaired the Diversity Task Force, whose mission is to encourage the employment of women and minority directors to networks and studios. He will discuss how the power of popular media and storytelling can change perceptions about race, gender, sexual orientation and other aspects of identity in society.

2015 Oct 20

Poster Girl Film Screening & Panel

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Free and open to the public. Please RSVP through Evenbrite.

Poster Girl is an Oscar-nominated documentary based on the story of a female Iraq War veteran facing PTSD and the challenges of the VA system when she returns home. With the help of a disabled Vietnam Veteran who volunteers his time as a Veterans' Service Officer, she learns to overcome her psychological wounds and challenges posed by the VA system.

2015 Oct 14

Acting: Breaking into Acting for Film, TV, and Stage

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS Reading Room, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge

For Harvard Undergraduates only. Please register through Crimson Careers.

Thinking about a career in acting, but have no idea how to break in? Do you need an agent? Should you begin in NYC, LA, somewhere else? Should you get an M.F.A.? If so, when? Join us for this virtual program with alumni actors Matt Bohrer ’10, SAG/AFTRA, AEA (Masters of Sex, Grey’s Anatomy, House of Lies, General Hospital) and Rachel Flynn ’09 (Heathers the Musical) and learn strategies for breaking into this highly competitive field.

2015 Sep 23

Rahul Roy Film Festival

Repeats every day until Fri Sep 25 2015 .
4:00pm

4:00pm
4:00pm

Location: 

Various locations

Presented by: Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI)
Free and open to the public

9/23, 4 PM: The City Beautiful Film Screening, Discussion and Q&A with director Rahul Roy
9/24, 4 PM: Till We Meet Again Screening & Panel Discussion on Masculinity and Gender Violence in South Asia
9/25, 4 PM: The Factory film screening and Q&A with director Rahul Roy

2015 Oct 01

Tips from Harvardwood: Leveraging the Harvard Network to Break into Entertainment

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

OCS Reading Room, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge

Presented by: Office of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. Please RSVP through Harvardwood.

Interested in working in the entertainment industry? Find out how Harvardwood and its resources can help you land an internship, forge industry connections, and find that first job. Learn about the Harvardwood 101 industry bootcamp and the Harvardwood Summer Internship program, and hear from recent summer "showbiz" interns about their experience.

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