Film

2020 Apr 04

POSTPONED Castle in the Sky

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

CastleintheSkyPOSTPONED.

Young Pazu is an inventor who dreams of finding Laputa—a peaceful floating island in the sky built by an advanced, long-gone civilization. When Sheeta, a mysterious girl, literally falls (well, rather floats) out of the...

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2020 Mar 30

POSTPONED Good-bye

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

GoodbyePOSTPONED. 

Filmed in 1970, right around the time of the Yodo Incident, when the Japanese Red Army hijacked a Japan Airlines plane and flew it to North Korea. The protagonist is an aphasic young boy who meets, on one of his regular...

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2020 Mar 07

The Place Promised in Our Early Days

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
PlacePromisedCo-directed with Yoshio Suzuki, Makoto Shinkai's remarkable feature film debut at the age of thirty-two immediately established him as a talented filmmaker with a unique vision. His sci-fi scenario is set in a Japan that has been divided into the Union-controlled North and the US-controlled South. When their mutual friend... Read more about The Place Promised in Our Early Days
2020 Mar 10

Wendy and Lucy

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
WendyandLucyDirector Kelly Reichardt visits Harvard as a 2019-2020 Baby Jane Holzer Visiting Artist in Film. Scarcity is a defining logic and theme of Reichardt’s films, equally expressed in their carefully distilled stories as in the modest productions that resourcefully glean complex meaning from each measured performance and... Read more about Wendy and Lucy
2020 Mar 09

First Cow

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
FirstCowSet almost entirely within the historic past of 1820s Oregon, First Cow explores a touching and politically astute vision of early America seen from the other side: the West Coast as inhabited by immigrants from around the world intermingled with already endangered indigenous people and aimless drifters, all determined to... Read more about First Cow
2020 Mar 04

Radcliffe Open Studios

6:00pm

Location: 

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
RadcliffeOpenStudios2020Join the Radcliffe Institute for a special event during which fellows across the creative arts open their studio doors to reveal their creative processes. Learn more about the music, film, artworks, performances, and books that Radcliffe’s community of artists have under way in Byerly Hall. Participating... Read more about Radcliffe Open Studios
2020 Feb 23

Patricio Guzmán's Chile Trilogy

Sun - Sat, Feb 23 to Feb 29, 4:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
PatricioGuzmanThe long career of Patricio Guzmán as a documentarian and activist has courageously focused on the turbulent, tragic history of his native Chile since the 1973 overthrow of Leftist President Salvador Allende— the world’s first democratically elected Socialist leader—by the US-backed repressive dictator Augusto Pinochet.... Read more about Patricio Guzmán's Chile Trilogy
2020 Feb 14

Amour Fou

Fri - Sun, Feb 14 to Feb 16, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
LAge_dOrInspired in part by the recent restoration of Buñuel’s L’Age d’Or by the Cinémathèque Française, presented now in its full seventy-five minute version, as well as the atavistic celebration of Valentine’s Day, whose own dark origins have been furtively repressed, the Harvard Film Archive offers a selection of classic... Read more about Amour Fou

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