Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte opening reception on Oct 17

October 15, 2013

The opening reception for Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte will be held on Thursday, October 17th, 2013, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the List Visual Arts Center.  The reception will begin with a film screening/talk at 6:00 pm by exhibition curator João Ribas, and then will continue at the Carpenter Center from 6:30-8:00 pm, with a screening of La jetée at 7:30 pm, introduced by Haden Guest, director of the Harvard Film Archive and, curator João Ribas.  Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Égypte is a survey exhibition of the work of renowned filmmaker and artist Chris Marker (1921-2012).  The exhibition is the first comprehensive presentation of Marker’s pioneering work in text, photography, film, video, and digital media, reflecting his role as a chronicler of the second half of the 20th century through its images. This event is organized by João Ribas and is presented concurrently at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University (Friday, October 18th, 2013 to Sunday, December 22nd, 2013),  and is accompanied by a retrospective at the Harvard Film Archive (Thursday, October 17th, 2013 to Monday, December 9th, 2013).  This event is free and open to all.

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