Events

    2017 Mar 29

    Film Screening: Trembling Before G-d

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston

    Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
    Admission: Tickets are free. Visit edportal.harvard.edu/event/trembling-g-d-film-screening to get your tickets.
    Part of the the 2016-17 LGBTQ-themed documentary film screening series organized by Harvard's Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity

    “Trembling Before G-d” is an...

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    2017 Mar 25

    “Marvi: The Mystic Muse” film screening and discussion

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    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.... Read more about “Marvi: The Mystic Muse” film screening and discussion

    2017 Mar 23

    Film: The Eagle Huntress

    8:00pm

    Location: 

    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.... Read more about Film: The Eagle Huntress

    2017 Mar 21

    CANCELED: On Not Being at Home, Part 3: The Colors of the Mountain

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, 1730 Cambridge St

    EVENT CANCELED

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums and David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS)
    Admission: Free and open to the public
    For more information, see the center’s website.

    So much of Doris Salcedo’s work engages with the imminent threat of leaving—leaving one’s home, leaving one’s personal belongings and shelter, leaving this world, leaving loved ones behind. Forced migration and its consequences figure prominently in her work; beyond focusing on the causes of migration, such as political violence, she examines the experience as a social phenomenon. Her works explore how people come to terms with this reality and how spaces mutate to reflect the haunting state of loss.... Read more about CANCELED: On Not Being at Home, Part 3: The Colors of the Mountain

    2017 Mar 04

    An Afternoon with Filmmaker Deborah Stratman

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    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.... Read more about An Afternoon with Filmmaker Deborah Stratman

    2017 Mar 04

    Shifting Materialities of Film: Projection, Preservation, and Research

    9:30am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    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.... Read more about Shifting Materialities of Film: Projection, Preservation, and Research

    2017 Mar 03

    The Artist’s Museum

    4:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

    Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
    Admission: Free
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    Talk

    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... Read more about The Artist’s Museum

    2017 Feb 24

    Film: Mele Murals

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    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.... Read more about Film: Mele Murals

    2017 Feb 23

    Renée Green: Partially Buried Series

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Level 0, Lecture Hall, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

    Presented byCarpenter Center for the Visual Arts
    Runs: Jan 26–Apr 16 
    Free and open to the public
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    Related event: FAM Case (2001–2016)

    Renée Green's two-year engagement Pacing, as the Institution (Building) artist at the Carpenter Center, continues with a screening of Partially Buried, 1996, and Partially Buried Continued, 1997.... Read more about Renée Green: Partially Buried Series

    2017 Feb 09

    Eva Hesse: Film Screening and Discussion

    Repeats on the fourth Monday of March until Mon Mar 27 2017 .
    6:00pm to 8:30pm

    6:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
    Admission: Free admission. See website for museum admission.
    Film showings: Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 7
    Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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    The documentary Eva Hesse, by Marcie Begleiter (2016), investigates the life and artistic practice of one of the most influential and experimental artists of the last half-century. Emerging from the male-dominated artistic milieu of 1960s minimalism, Hesse created work that pushed new boundaries as she deliberately chose complicated and often impermanent materials for her sculptures.... Read more about Eva Hesse: Film Screening and Discussion

    2017 Feb 09

    POSTPONED: Thank You for Playing: Film Screening & Discussion

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW

    Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
    Admission: Free and open to the public. Register here

    The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present a film screening and discussion of "Thank You For Playing," an acclaimed documentary exploring a family's unique response to their son's...

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    2017 Jan 27

    Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

    2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
    Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for museum admission.
    Film: John Frankenheimer The Manchurian Candidate, 1962 (126 min.; black and white)
    Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

    Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity Focusing on postwar American art and film, this series examines the formation of national identity. Each screening pairs a work from the museums’ modern and contemporary art collection with a film that speaks to its concerns.... Read more about Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

    2017 Jan 26

    Talk + Screening: Katy Grannan: The Nine

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St., Level 0, Lecture Hall

    Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
    Admission: Free
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    Screening of The Nine, 2016 (98 min)
    Conversation with the filmmaker Katy Grannan and Dru Donovan

    Photographer and filmmaker Katy Grannan will present her first feature film The Nine, followed by a conversation with Fall 2016 Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Dru Donovan.... Read more about Talk + Screening: Katy Grannan: The Nine

    2016 Dec 16

    Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

    2:00pm to 4:15pm

    Location: 

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

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
    Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for museum admission.
    Dec. 16 film: John Frankenheimer's The Manchurian Candidate, 1962 (126 min.; black and white). Before the screening, view Andy Warhol’s Lenin (in Gallery 3610, on Level 3).
    Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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    Focusing on postwar American art and film, this series examines the formation of national identity. Each screening pairs a work from the museums’ modern and contemporary art collection with a film that speaks to its concerns. As in any dialogue, the conversation goes both ways: as the chosen artworks reveal hidden complexities in apparently simple films, the selected films use narrative to tease out and make apparent the aesthetic and social ambitions of art.... Read more about Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

    2016 Dec 09

    Film: Doris Salcedo’s Public Works

    Repeats on the second Friday of January, February, March until Fri Apr 07 2017 . Also includes Fri Apr 07 2017.
    2:00pm to 2:30pm

    2:00pm to 2:30pm
    2:00pm to 2:30pm
    2:00pm to 2:30pm
    2:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
    Admission: Free admission. See website for museum admission.
    Film showings: Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 7
    Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
    ...

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    2016 Dec 06

    Film Screening: Composed, A Documentary Feature

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Askwith Hall, Longfellow ​Hall​, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge

    Presented by: Harvard's Mind Brain Behavior Music/Scientist Faculty Interest group, Office for the Arts at Harvard and Arts In Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education
    Admission: Free and open to the public; RSVP requested.

    Composed is a documentary which explores performance anxiety. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion on Music Education...

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    2016 Dec 01

    FILM: Lightbox Gallery Screening: COMPULSIVE PRACTICE

    10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Lightbox Gallery (Level 5), Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
    Admission: Free with museums admission
    COMPULSIVE PRACTICE will screen on loop in the Lightbox Gallery (Level 5) throughout the day.
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    For the 2016 Day Without Art, Visual AIDS presents COMPULSIVE PRACTICE (2016), a video compilation of the compulsive practices of nine artists and activists who live with their cameras as a way to manage, reflect upon, and change how they are deeply affected by HIV/AIDS. This hour-long video program will screen internationally at museums, art institutions, schools, and AIDS organizations.... Read more about FILM: Lightbox Gallery Screening: COMPULSIVE PRACTICE

    2016 Oct 27

    Lights (Body): Rhythm on Camera

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums 
    Admission: free; see website
    Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm. Following the screening, Tillmans galleries will be open until 8 pm.

    Lights (Body): Rhythm on Camera is a three-part film and video series accompanying the exhibition Folding, Refraction, Touch: Wolfgang Tillmans in Dialogue with Modern and Contemporary Art. The series will feature short film and video works made between 1921 and 2015 in which artists use experimental techniques to explore relationships between sound and image, foregrounding abstraction, movement, color, sex, and the body.... Read more about Lights (Body): Rhythm on Camera

    2016 Oct 18

    Film Screening and Discussion: Ava DuVernay’s "The 13th"

    6:00pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden St.

    Presented by: The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, along with the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, and the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research
    Admission: In collaboration with Netflix this screening is free and open to the public, but due to space limitations guests must RSVP to attend.
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    Film Screening and Discussion of The 13th with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Professor of History, Race and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study as part of Harvard Kennedy School’s Race and American Politics series.... Read more about Film Screening and Discussion: Ava DuVernay’s "The 13th"

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