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Film by Design at HFA—Light Plays, Form Plays: Film Experiments after the Bauhaus

Presented by Harvard Art Museums and Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge MA

Apr 22 2019
Film by Design at HFA—Light Plays, Form Plays: Film Experiments after the Bauhaus

Join us at the Harvard Film Archive for the next iteration of our ongoing series, Film by Design: The Bauhaus and the Moving Image.

In conjunction with the Bauhaus centennial, this film series will reconstruct how members of the Bauhaus—one of the most progressive art, architecture, and design schools in the early 20th century—actively engaged with moving images between the years 1919 and 1933. It explores a vibrant field of experimentation with a medium that has long remained marginal in the accounts of the Bauhaus by tracing how artists, architects, designers, weavers, typographers, and photographers turned to film

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General Admission Tickets $9, $7 Non-Harvard Students, Seniors, Harvard Faculty and Staff. Harvard students admitted free.

Tickets go on sale 45 minutes prior to showtime. The HFA does not sell tickets in advance.

Contact: 617-495-4700

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Please visit the Harvard Film Archive website for additional information about this program.

Before the screening, guests are invited to visit the Bauhaus and Harvard exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums from 6 to 7pm. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Quincy Street.


Harvard Film Archive

Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138


Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.

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