Wednesday, June 27

Special Engagements ArchiveElements of Cinema (previous events)

Elements of Cinema: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Free Screening – Passes Not Required

Screening details TBA – stay tuned!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

(1975) dir Jim Sharman w/Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick [100 min]

This special free screening is presented as part of our Elements of Cinema series, and will be followed by an audience discussion led by Keridwen Luis.

Guest Speaker: Keridwen Luis

Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University

Keridwen Luis is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in gender, sexuality, agency/identity, and the body. Her current book, Herland: Exploring the Women’s Land Movement in the United States (this October from University of Minnesota Press), examines the contemporary women’s land movement in the United States through lesbian identity, body praxis, and ideas about community and race.

She holds a doctorate in Anthropology and an M.A. in Anthropology and Women’s Studies from Brandeis University, where she also teaches in the Anthropology, Sociology, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies departments. In the 2018-19 year, she will be teaching Sex Education: Politics, Policy, and the Production of Knowledge (fall) and Identity, Inequality, and Social Media (spring). Over the summer, she will be teaching When the Princess Saves Herself: Gender and Retold Fairy Tales, and The Human Market: Global Traffic in Human Beings, from Forced Labor to Stolen Cells, here at the Harvard Summer School.

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This monthly free screening and discussion series is one of the most popular events at the Theatre. Once a month, we invite a guest speaker or one of our staff to select a classic film and lead our audience in a post-screening discussion.