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(1 of 2) In “Reneepoptosis,” by animator Renee Zhan, three versions of the artist go on a quest for God, traversing an unfamiliar terrain that turns out to be her own body.
Film still courtesy of Renee Zhan
Animator Renee Zhan finds self-discovery in strange landscapes.
The Underground 68 film poster features Widener Library and a hard-at-work Ariel Smolik-Valles ’17. (Click the arrow at right to see the full-size version.)
Courtesy of Peter Coonradt
The premiere of an alumnus’s film about a seminal year at Harvard and beyond
Michele Forman (center) and her students filmed at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, for a project to raise awareness about the history of lynching.
Photograph by Kenzie Greer
Michele Forman ’93 offers her UAB film students technical competency and ethical context.
Last year, ArtWeek featured “art in the dark” projections on Boston Common.
Photographs courtesy of ArtWeek
ArtWeek 2019 offers hundreds of events around Massachusetts.
Carpenter Center: home to Visual and Environmental Studies, soon to be Art, Film, and Visual Studies—a better name for the work done there
Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs & Communications
Renaming Visual and Environmental Studies to signal a clearer focus on making art and film
Unite or Perish, Chicago (1968), by John Simmons
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs.2018.119
Eighteen photographers capture the 1930s through the 1980s.
Robert Humphreville, a frequent Harvard Film Archive accompanist, says he’s mostly asked to play comedies, especially from “the big three”: Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Buster Keaton. (A scene from Keaton’s Sherlock Jr. appears over his shoulder.)
Photograph by Stu Rosner
Three pianists making silent film sing
Wim Wenders speaking at Sanders Theatre on April 2
Photograph courtesy of the Mahindra Humanities Center
Wim Wenders delivers the final installment in the 2018 Norton Lectures on Cinema.