2016 Oct 18

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

6:00pm to 9:30pm


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"

2016 Oct 12

Harvardwood Heroes grant program deadline: October 15

Wed - Sat, Oct 17 to Oct 20, 11:00am - 5:00pm


Submit proposal online

Presented by: Harvardwood
For Harvard Undergraduates only. Deadline to submit Harvardwood Heroes grant proposal is Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Launched in 2013, the Harvardwood Heroes grant program aims to spotlight and support Harvard students, alumni, faculty, and staff who have made an exceptional contribution to the community. These Heroes exemplify the mission of...

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2016 Oct 12

Deadline to apply to Harvardwood 101: Monday, October 17

Wed - Mon, Oct 17 to Oct 22, 9:00am - 5:00pm


apply online

Presented by: Harvardwood
For Harvard Undergraduates only. Deadline to apply to Harvardwood 101 is Monday, October 17, 2016.

Harvardwood 101 begins with a mandatory "bootcamp" week of company visits, speaker panels, and networking mixers with Harvard alums who work in entertainment. Students also attend film and TV panels, in addition to getting a "behind the scenes" look at studios, working film sets, talent agencies, production companies, and music labels (see below for a list of companies that have participated in the past).... Read more about Deadline to apply to Harvardwood 101: Monday, October 17

2016 Oct 13

Sharing the Rough: Film Screening and Panel Discussion



Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

Presented by: Harvard Museum of Natural History
Admission: Free and open to the public. 

Orin J. Mazzoni III, Film Director and Graduate Gemologist
Judd Rottenberg, Graduate Gemologist, Long’s Jewelers
Monica Stephenson, Founder & President, ANZA Gems

The world of colored gemstones is dominated by individual miners and artisans, each with a unique and powerful story to tell. Sharing the Rough is an award-winning film that explores the artisanal world of colored gemstones: from the hands of the East African miners who bring these treasures to the surface and the gem cutters who breathe life into the rough stone to the designers who accentuate the beauty of each gem through precious metals and innovative design. The film also documents the challenges of East Africa’s growing mining economy.... Read more about Sharing the Rough: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

2016 Oct 27

Lights (Body): Rhythm on Camera

6:00pm to 7:00pm


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

Ditching digital

Armed with his father's old Hasselblad camera in Greece, a photographer learns the challenges and joys of shooting with film.

By Stergios Dinopoulos ’17
2016 Artist Development Fellow

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2016 Oct 06

Girlhood: A 2016-17 Film series

Repeats every 3 weeks every Thursday until Thu Oct 27 2016 . Also includes Thu Nov 17 2016, Wed Feb 15 2017, Thu Mar 02 2017, Thu Apr 13 2017.



Radcliffe College Room, Schlesinger Library, 3 James St., Cambridge

Presented by: Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study 
Admission: Free and open to the public.
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Famously, one is "not born a woman, but made." But what is she before?

This year-long film series will explore the power, precarity, and politics of "girlhood" through popular mythologies of "the girl" in narrative arts and visual culture. Each evening's feature presentation will feature a brief introductory program of opening remarks, film shorts, and/or selected readings.

Oct. 6, 6 PM: Black Girl (1966, Directed by Ousmane Sembene)
Oct. 27, 6PM: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (2014, Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour)
Nov. 17, 6 PM: Beasts of the Southern Wild
Feb. 15, 6 PM: The Fits (2015, Directed by Anna Rose Holmer) - RESCHEDULED FROM FEB. 9 DUE TO SNOWSTORM
March 2, 6 PM: Spring Breakers (2012, Directed by Harmony Korine)
April 13, 6 PM: Zero Motivation (2014, Directed by Talya Lavie)

2016 Oct 05

Very Funny: Writing and Producing for Comedy - A Conversation with Writer/Producer Colleen McGuinness, '99

4:00pm to 5:00pm


Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster St

Presented byOffice of Career Services
Admission: For Harvard Undergraduates only. Please register through Crimson Careers.   

Interested in writing and/or producing for comedy? Join us...

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2016 Sep 14

actor/comedian/writer ALEC MAPA



114 Mt. Auburn St. 4th floor

Presented by: Learning From Performers
ADMISSION: Free, registration required. Register here>
This is the kick-off event of “Sexuality Intersections: LGBTQ Film Series,” sponsored by the Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity; FAS Diversity Relations and Communications; Learning From Performers (Office for the Arts at Harvard); and the Office of BGLTQ Student Life.
Blog postAlec Mapa: One Funny Father

Comedian and TV personality Alec Mapa (Suzuki St. Pierre on Ugly Betty and Vern on Desperate Housewives) will participate in a discussion following a screening of his film Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy, a one-man show about how his life has changed since he—of Filipino descent—and his white husband adopted a black child through foster care.... Read more about actor/comedian/writer ALEC MAPA

Made in China

What inspired Max McGillivray to make a Western in Jackson Hole, China?  The ADF recipient explains walls, Westerns and the expansive American frontier. 

By Max McGillivray '16
Artist Development Fellow '16... Read more about Made in China