Screening & Artist Talk: OUROBOROSby Basma Alsharif
November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Basma Alsharif presents an evening of texts, sounds, and images as references and influences for her first feature-length film Ouroboros, which screens at the Harvard Film Archive on Fri, Dec 1, 7 pm.
The event includes excerpts from Pier Paolo Pasolini’s documentary Location Hunting in Palestine, a brief reading from Carlo Levi’s Christ Stopped at Eboli, and sounds by musician Yann Gourdon. Also included is Alsharif’s short film Home Movies Gaza (2013, 24 min), in which she captures the private and public spheres of the Gaza Strip.
Drawing a line through the Ouroboros with Basma Alsharif is presented in collaboration with Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, the Harvard Film Archive and the Film Study Center at Harvard.