Classic Movies

“There is really no such thing as an “old” movie – just wonderful films you 
may not have discovered yet.” -- Peter Bogdanovich


Several evenings on the big-screen TV in the Graduate Student Lounge – all welcome! We look forward to sharing our favorite films with you at Dudley House. Contact Susan Zawalich ( 



2017 Feb 28

LINCOLN (Oscars at Dudley Film Series)


Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 5:00pm


Graduate Student Lounge

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.”

5:30   Showing of film

6:30   Pizza and snacks served during film

This event is co-sponsored by the Dudley Arts Fellows and the Intellectual/Cultural Fellows.






2017 Mar 07

How to Watch a Film


Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 4:15pm

See also: arts, movies


Dudley House Common Room


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 (

Free and open to the public. Snacks will be served.
Sponsored by the Dudley Arts Fellows

How to Watch a Film