Film/Video and Animation

Robb Moss

Robb Moss

Harvard College Professor
Chair, Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies (AFVS)

Robb Moss's most recent project, Containment, is about the disposition of nuclear waste for now and for the next 10,000 years. ... Read more about Robb Moss

robbmoss [at] fas.harvard.edu
Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Lucien Castaing-Taylor

John Cowles Professor of Art and Anthropology
Director, Sensory Ethnography Lab (SEL); Director, Film Study Center
Co-Director of Graduate Studies, Critical Media Practice

On leave Spring 2021

Castaing-Taylor is an anthropologist whose work conjugates art's negative capability with an ethnographic attachment to the flux of life and a engagement with the pressing ecological and political challenges of our day. ... Read more about Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Alfred Guzzetti

Alfred Guzzetti

Osgood Hooker Professor of Visual Arts

Guzzetti’s films include the feature-length Family Portrait Sittings (1975), the first in an autobiographical cycle that continued with Scenes from Childhood (1980) and Time Exposure (2012). Guzzetti collaborated with anthropologists Ákos Östör and Lina Fruzzetti on the documentaries Seed and Earth (1994) and Khalfan and Zanzibar (2000) and with Susan Meiselas and Richard Rogers on both Living at Risk: The Story of a Nicaraguan Family (1985) and the feature-length Pictures from a Revolution (1991). ... Read more about Alfred Guzzetti

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guzzetti [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9051
Young Joo Lee

Young Joo Lee

Visiting Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies, 2020-21

Young Joo Lee is a multimedia artist from South Korea. Her work deals with personal narratives about her experiences of being an immigrant in Europe and the US, a woman, and a cultural nomad. In her recent moving image works, these personal narratives interweave... Read more about Young Joo Lee

Ruth Lingford

Ruth Lingford

Senior Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Lingford has been making short animated films since studying fine art and art history at Middlesex (1987–1990) and animation at the MA level at the Royal College of Art (1990–92). Her films have been broadcast by Channel 4 in the UK, and have won many awards all over the world.... Read more about Ruth Lingford

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lingford [at] fas.harvard.edu
Mallozzi

Julie Mallozzi

Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies
Administrative Director of the Film Study Center

Julie Mallozzi’s films explore the ways cultural traditions from around the globe intersect, hybridize, and are turned to new social purposes far from their original context.  Her documentary Monkey Dance (2004) reveals how traditional Cambodian dance – blended with hip-hop – helps three Cambodian-American teens navigate the minefields of gangs, drugs, and teen pregnancy in Lowell, Massachusetts.  Monkey Dance was broadcast nationally on public television and screened at festivals in seven countries.... Read more about Julie Mallozzi

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Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2714
Office Hours: 9-5
Ross McElwee

Ross McElwee

Professor of the Practice of Filmmaking

McElwee has made ten feature-length documentaries as well as a number of shorter films.... Read more about Ross McElwee

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mcelwee [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-6606
Verena Paravel

Verena Paravel

Visiting Professor on Art, Film, and Visual Studies, Fall 2020

Verena Paravel is an anthropologist and filmmaker. Her academic and artistic interests encompass the ecology of urbanism, the environment, and the poetics and politics of the body. Her works include 7 Queens (2008), Foreign Parts (2010), Canst Thou Draw Out Leviathan with a Hook? (2012—2016), ... Read more about Verena Paravel

Joana Pimenta

Joana Pimenta

Visiting Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies, 2018-19

Joana Pimenta is a filmmaker and writer from Portugal who lives and works in Lisbon, the U.S. and Brazil.... Read more about Joana Pimenta

Dominga Sotomayor

Dominga Sotomayor

Visiting Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies, 2020-21

Dominga Sotomayor is a film director, writer and producer born in Santiago de Chile in 1985. Her first feature film Thursday till Sunday (2012) was developed at the Cannes Cinéfondation Residence, which won the Tiger Award in the 41º Rotterdam Film Festival and has been gaining international recognition ever since.... Read more about Dominga Sotomayor