IN HONOR OF THE 453rd BIRTHDAY OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE THE SHAKESPEARE CODE - 6 p.m. LOVE’S LABOURS’S LOST - 7 p.m.
At 6 p.m.“THE SHAKESPEARE CODE” (2006,45 min.)In 1599 Shakespeare and Doctor Who (David Tennant) help each other with lines, flirting tips, and trying to solve the mystery of Love’s Labour’s Won!
At 7 p.m. LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST (2015,140 min.) A filmed live performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon – 4 scholars try to keep love away…and they lose the battle Read more about Shakespeare Film Night
Tickets are now on sale for The Marriage of Figaro with the Boston Lyric Opera: Sunday April 30, 3 PM. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased from the Dudley House Office with cash or check (made out to Harvard University). Dudley House members may bring one guest.
Ever wonder how directors and cinematographers look at films? Want to better enjoy, understand, and get more out of movies? Come to this talk on
How to Watch a Film A talk by Nathan Roberts, Harvard PhD student in Film and Visual Studies and author of Surface Tensions: Searching for Sacred Connections in a Media-saturated World (http://www.nathandroberts.com/)
Enjoy the best of Celtic music and dancing with world-class musicians including JENNA MOYNIHAN, fiddler at the Dudley House Robert Burns Night. If you enjoyed the Burns Night, you will love the Celtic Sojourn! www.wgbh.org/support/stpatrickssojourn.cfm
Come watch Steven Spielberg's epic film LINCOLN (2012, 150 minutes). Academy Award, Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis
5:00 PM Wine and cheese reception
5:15 Introductory remarks by James Engell
James Engell is Gurney Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature. He is the author of The Committed Word: Literature and Public Values (1999), a collection of essays that “consider both the political and moral involvement of writers,” including Abraham Lincoln, “with their culture and the preservation and communication of that culture’s best values.” Read more about LINCOLN (Oscars at Dudley Film Series)
Come enjoy a classic and hysterical film on the Dudley big screen, a screen the size of a large wall. Givat Halfon Eina Ona, 1976 (Halfon Hill doesn't answer) is one of the best known and most quoted from movies of the Israeli film archive. Mediterranean catering will be provided for dinner.