Film

2019 Nov 18

Atlantique

7:00pm

Location: 

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

atlantiqueA bewitching tale of longing focused on a young Senegalese woman gripped by her forbidden love for an exploited construction worker who abruptly emigrates to Europe but seems to be lingering mysteriously behind. Director and former Radcliffe-FSC...

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2019 Nov 04

Her Smell

7:00pm

Location: 

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

HerSmellFour immersive, real-time chapters vividly evoke the exhilaration and inevitable disappointment of fickle rock stardom, tracking the dangerous admixture of adrenaline, fear and aching loneliness that fuels Becky Something’s performative on-and-offstage...

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2019 Nov 03

Golden Exits

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
GoldenExitsA frustrated archivist channeling his unspoken angst into his work on his late father-in-law’s papers when interrupted by the arrival of a wide-eyed and beautiful Australian intern who comes to work with him for the summer. Director Alex Ross Perry will... Read more about Golden Exits
2019 Oct 07

Vitalina Varela

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
VitalinaVarelaA moving study of mourning and memory, Pedro Costa’s revelatory new film offers an indelible portrait of Vitalina Tavares Varela, a fragile yet indomitable woman who makes the long voyage from Cape Verde to Lisbon to attend her estranged husband’s... Read more about Vitalina Varela
2019 Oct 05

Mama Colonel

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
MamaColonelFirst seen in Tolérance zero, where she combatted violence against women in the context of a special police brigade, Honorine Munyole, now a colonel, selflessly leads a vigorous campaign against rape and the mistreatment of children in the... Read more about Mama Colonel
2019 Oct 04

Kinshasa Makambo

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
KinshasaMakamboThe film follows three activists in the Democratic Republich of Congo during a protest of unprecedented scale following president dictator Joseph Kaliba's change to the constitution. Dieudo Hamadi experiences at close range the deadly clashes... Read more about Kinshasa Makambo
2019 Sep 27

Color Correction

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
color correctionIt was only after distinguishing herself as a renowned sculptor and artist that Margaret Honda (b. 1961) began to work in cinema. Her films to date—the 70mm Spectrum Reverse Spectrum (2014), the 35mm Color Correction (2015) and... Read more about Color Correction
2019 Sep 22

Naqoyqatsi

7:00pm

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Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
NaqoyqatsiDirector Godfrey Reggio visits and presents his legendary Qatsi trilogy, including the live orchestral performance of Koyaanisqatsi... Read more about Naqoyqatsi
2019 Sep 21

Powaqqatsi

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
PowqqatsiDirector Godfrey Reggio visits and presents his legendary Qatsi trilogy, including the live orchestral performance of Koyaanisqatsi at the Orpheum Theatre. This program marks and celebrates the acquisition of Godfrey Reggio’s papers, together with the papers of... Read more about Powaqqatsi
2019 Sep 16

MS Slavic 7

7:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
MSSlavic7With her poignant short film Veslemøy’s Song, Sofia Bohdanowicz collaborated with Deragh Campbell to revive the autobiographically inspired character of Audrey Benac, introduced in Never Eat Alone and now bound for New York City to listen... Read more about MS Slavic 7
2019 Sep 14

Animated Tales for All

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Auditorium, Harvard Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
GBadilloWatch a vibrant collection of short animations narrated in some of the sixty-eight Indigenous languages of Mexico. Created by Mexican designer Gabriela Badillo and selected from her project, 68 Voices, 68 Hearts, these films help foster pride, respect,... Read more about Animated Tales for All
2019 Sep 13

The B-Film: Low-Budget Hollywood Cinema, 1935-1959

Fri - Mon, Sep 13 to Nov 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
BfilmThis retrospective reconsiders the history and legacy of that singular mode of low-budget filmmaking invented within the Hollywood studio system and kindled long after as an ideal and an inspiration by diverse filmmakers from Jean-Luc Godard and Seijun Suzuki to... Read more about The B-Film: Low-Budget Hollywood Cinema, 1935-1959

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