The HFA is reopening on March 24 with a new electronic ticketing system featuring seat selection and advance ticket purchase options. New health and safety protocols are in place, including an upgraded air filtration system and enhanced cleaning of high-touch surfaces. Masks are recommended and patrons must provide proof of full Covid vaccination or a negative Covid-19 PCR test administered within the previous 72 hours. Visit the Tickets tab for full details.
The Harvard Film Archive is a cinematheque and a film archive dedicated to the preservation and public exhibition of film. The cinematheque presents films Friday through Monday year round. Open to the public, all screenings are held in the Archive's 188-seat theater featuring state-of-the-art film and digital projection located in the historic Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.
The HFA frequently invites filmmakers to discuss their work and engage with the vibrant community of students, professors, artists and cinephiles who regularly attend Archive screenings. Recent visitors include legendary independent filmmakers Wim Wenders, Agnès Varda, Terence Davies, Guy Maddin, Billy Woodberry and Frederick Wiseman.
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