Borrowing its title from a book by American journalist John Reed (of Reds fame), Sergei Eisenstein's Ten Days That Shook the World reenacts the crucial week-and-a-half in October, 1918, when the Russian Kerensky regime was toppled by the Bolsheviks.
Presented by: Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School Admission: Free and open to the public More information
Join Ash Center faculty affiliate and HKS Associate Professor of Public Policy Leah Wright Rigueur for an exclusive screening of National Geographic Documentary Films’ LA 92, which looks back at the riots...
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
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
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 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
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
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