Screening + Artist Talk: Basma Alsharif: Drawing a line through the Ouroboros

Date: 

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Level 0, Lecture Hall, Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy St.

Basma Alsharif presents an evening of texts, sounds and images as references and influences for her first feature-length film Ouroboros, which screens at the Harvard Film Archive on Fri, Dec 1, 7 pm.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, the Harvard Film Archive and the Film Study Center at Harvard.
Admission: Free admission
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The event includes excerpts from Pier Paolo Pasolini's documentary Location Hunting in Palestine, a brief reading from Carlo Levi’s Christ Stopped at Eboli, and sounds by musician Yann Gourdon. Also included is Alsharif's short film Home Movies Gaza (2013, 24 min), in which she captures the private and public spheres of the Gaza Strip.