JANE
November 15th, 2017

“Now we must redefine ‘tool’, redefine ‘man’, or accept chimpanzees as humans.” – Louis B. Leakey, in response to Jane Goodall’s observations of chimpanzees THE FILM: Famed primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall is the eponymous subject of “Jane,” a new documentary directed by Brett Morgen (“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck”). “Jane” is carefully curated from[…]

LONG TIME RUNNING
October 26th, 2017

Following the announcement of Gord Downie’s terminal brain cancer, the final stop on the Tragically Hip’s Man Machine Poem tour was seen by 11.7 million Canadians from across the country. The televised Tragically Hip concert on August 20 was an important moment for many Canadians. How did this event impact you? Join us on October[…]

ANGRY INUK
October 30th, 2016

In her film Angry Inuk, Inuit director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril joins a new tech-savvy generation of Inuit as they campaign to challenge long-established perceptions of seal hunting. Though most commercial sealing is conducted by Inuit in the Arctic, anti-sealing activism has created a perception of the industry that denies their central role in the sealskin market.[…]

LO AND BEHOLD: REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD
August 25th, 2016

Keeping in tone with the popular German New Wave filmmaker’s oeuvre, Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World is in equal parts a technical dissection of the Internet’s functionality as it is a ludicrously philosophical brain-teaser whose 70-something-year-old narrator seems highly unequipped to tackle such depths of the World Wide Web. Through a wide variety[…]

THE PUNK SINGER
May 19th, 2016

The HS Doc Club Presents is a three-part series that consists of some of our personal favourite docs handpicked for our members and any of you who would like to join us!  Following our monthly screening etiquette, we’ll be bringing special guests to speak with us afterwards and share their unique insights on a topic raised by[…]

WINNEBAGO MAN
April 21st, 2016

The HS Doc Club Presents is a three-part series that consists of some of our personal favourite docs hand picked for our members and any of you who would like to join us!  Following our monthly screening etiquette, we’ll be bringing special guests to speak with us afterwards and share their unique insights on a topic[…]

WE ARE LEGION
March 30th, 2016

Ever wondered who could be powerful enough to shut down Visa, force a standoff with Mexican drug cartels and take on the Church of Scientology–to name a few of their “ultra coordinated motherfuckery”? Join the Harvard Seal Doc Film Club on March 30th at 7:00 pm. for a private screening of We Are Legion–a documentary that follows the[…]

THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER
February 17th, 2016

‘Tis our pleasure to announce that this month’s doc night features a politically charged and bitterly gripping story that fuses tantalizing conspiracies, personal drama, and a great deal of historical investigation in this 81-minute debut film by Chad Garcia. The Russian Woodpecker borrows its name from a Soviet broadcast radio antenna whose tormenting clicking sound haunts nearby[…]

FRACTURED LAND
January 28th, 2016

Driven by an urgency to address and correct the violent disregard for the endangerment of our planet, Fractured Land is a documentary that offers an insightful and though-provoking study of the inhumane systems and processes that have caused severe climate change. Filmmakers Fiona Ryder and Damien Gillis follow the rise of an unexpected star, Caleb[…]

THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION
October 15, 2015

Our next event features a politically charged documentation of America’s coming-of-age, bringing to the spotlight one of its most crucial histories of insurrection. Director Stanley Nelson explores the life and complex history of a movement that radically revolutionized the system – a story filled with poignant and visceral violence marked by its opposition to authority and[…]

THE LOOK OF SILENCE
July 29, 2015

  Having watched ‘The Act of Killing’ years ago as a part of the Harvard Seal program, we are especially excited for the upcoming event featuring Joshua Oppenheimer’s companion piece ‘The Look of Silence’. Reopening unforgotten wounds and forcing the perpetrators out of the suffocating silence behind which they’ve been hiding for the past fifty[…]

SUNSHINE SUPERMAN
June 11, 2015

Sunshine Superman is a heart-racing portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to even more spectacular feats of foot-launched human flight. Experience Boenish’s jaw-dropping journey in life and love, including the pinnacle of his achievements when he and wife Jean broke the BASE jumping[…]

THE WOLFPACK
April 26, 2015

Despite their nickname, the Angulo brothers were not raised by wolves, but by movies. Remember when your parents used to tell you not to watch too much TV? They don’t. Confined by the walls of their Lower East Side, New York apartment, these extremely creative young individuals were able to transform their playground into an[…]

RED ARMY
March 15, 2015

From Oscar® nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. From the USSR to Russia,[…]