Film

2019 Nov 14

For Sama

2:30pm

Location: 

Lowell House Screening Room
ForSamaFor Sama is a documentary following the life and pregnancy of Waad Al-Kateab as she documents the Syrian crisis in Aleppo. Al-Kateab will be present at the screening. Open to Harvard ID holders only.
2019 Nov 12

After Migration: In Defense of Using Beauty to Illustrate the Journeys of Those Who Have Suffered

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
WaleOyejideA film screening of After Migration: Calabria (2020) and discussion with producer and co-director Walé Oyéjidé and Teju Cole, Gore Vidal Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing at Harvard. Oyéjidé will argue that migrants are owed more artful depictions of their cross-border experiences and that our creative... Read more about After Migration: In Defense of Using Beauty to Illustrate the Journeys of Those Who Have Suffered
2019 Oct 26

$5 Weekend Matinee: Poltergeist

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
PoltergeistA horror film crafted to scare viewers of all ages, Poltergeist barely earned its PG-rating because of a single scene of surreal gore. With special effects that have aged relatively well, the film is now a compendium of iconic phenomena—Carol Anne’s... Read more about $5 Weekend Matinee: Poltergeist
2019 Oct 05

$5 Weekend Matinee: Goodbye, Lenin!

3:00pm

Location: 

harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
GoodbyeLeninAt the time one of the most successful German films ever made, Wolfgang Becker’s clever tragicomedy begins in East Germany in 1989, right before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Alex’s mother has slipped into a coma, missing the historic event and its... Read more about $5 Weekend Matinee: Goodbye, Lenin!
2019 Sep 21

$5 Weekend Matinee: Supa Modo

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
SupaModoObsessed with Jackie Chan and action films, terminally ill Jo, a brave and witty nine-year-old, finds comfort in her dreams of being a superhero. When her mother takes her back to her rural village to live out the rest of her short life, her teenage sister... Read more about $5 Weekend Matinee: Supa Modo
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

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