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The continuing appeal of novelist Rachel Ingalls

2.11.19

event poster for the wiseman lectures

Courtesy of the Mahindra Humanities Center

Documentarian Frederick Wiseman is the first filmmaker to deliver a Norton Lecture.

2.1.18

Courtesy of PBS

Harvard experts provide access to Vietnamese sources on the war.

9.11.17

Cynthia Nixon and Jennifer Ehle in A Quiet Passion

© A Quiet Passion/Hurricane Films/Courtesy of Music Box Films.

In his film A Quiet Passion, Terence Davies illuminates Emily Dickinson’s daily life and eternal poetry.

4.18.17

Documentarian Kent Garrett ’63 returned to Harvard last fall for a screening of his work.

Documentarian Kent Garrett ’63 returned to Harvard last fall for a screening of his work.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

 

How Black Journal raised the country's consciousness, and opened Kent Garrett's eyes to television's potential

March-April 2017

Octavia Spencer at a screening of Hidden Figures at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photograph by Joel Kowsky/NASA

The actress will attend the Hasty Pudding's festivities on January 26.

1.18.17

Ryan Reynolds appears at the 82nd Academy Awards.

Photograph from Wikimedia 

The producer and actor will attend the Hasty Pudding’s festivities on February 3.

1.13.17

The screening of Kent Garrett’s Black GI

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Hidden gem: the Harvard Film Archive

January-February 2017

In Jackie, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (played by Natalie Portman ’03) navigates the wake of her husband's assassination.
Photograph by Stephanie Branchu. © 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

The screenplay, by Today Show producer Noah Oppenheim ’00, traces how the Camelot myth was made.

12.2.16