When Brighton-based journalist Nate Dow started taking daily walks around Boston for exercise two years ago, he realized how much he loved the city's subtle beauty. The exhibition Lost in Boston, on view at the Harvard Ed Portal, highlights Boston's often overlooked beauty through Dow's photography.
Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a free screening of the award-winning film "Marvi: The Mystic Muse," exploring singer Sanam Marvi's search for her own roots across Pakistan and her journey with Sufism. The event will follow a post-screening conversation with filmmaker Tanya Panjawi and Professor Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University. This screening is also sponsored by Celebrity Series of Boston, Harvard Office for the Arts' Learning From Performers program, Harvard South Asia Institute, and World Music/CRASHarts. Read more about "Marvi: The Mystic Muse" Film Screening and Discussion
“Trembling Before G-d” is an unprecedented feature documentary that shatters assumptions about faith, sexuality, and religious fundamentalism. Built around intimately-told personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian, the film portrays a group of people who face a profound dilemma – how to reconcile their passionate love of Judaism and the Divine with the drastic Biblical prohibitions that forbid homosexuality. Read more about "Trembling Before G-d" Film Screening
The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present a film screening and discussion of "Thank You For Playing," an acclaimed documentary exploring a family's unique response to their son's cancer diagnosis. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director and producer Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Dr. Nina Huntemann, co-director of Women in Games Boston. The screening is free and open to the public. Read more about "Thank You for Playing" Film Screening & Discussion