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Fragile as the World

Presented by Harvard Film Archive at Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge MA

Sep 30 2023
Fragile as the World

A portrait of a teenage couple whose dizzying love is doomed by forces out of their control.

A portrait of a teenage couple whose dizzying love is doomed by forces out of their control, Fragile as the World is an openly romantic and melancholy cinematic poem whose rapturous imagery reveals the deep inspiration Azevedo Gomes draws from painting. Set partially within a penumbral Barbizon school forest, Azevedo Gomes’ second film evokes young love as a dark rite of passage, a transformative dream state that is embodied in the film’s oneiric narrative. The lasting spell cast ... view more »


$10 - Regular Admission / $8 - Non-Harvard Students, Harvard staff and Senior Citizens

Free for all Harvard students with a valid photo ID.

Discounts apply for Harvard Film Archive Members

Tickets available online or 30 minutes before showtime at the cinematheque on the lower level of the Carpenter Center.

Contact: (617) 496-3211


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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.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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