Upcoming Events

All listed Whitney events are free and open to the public.
For videos, podcasts and images from past Whitney events visit the Archive page.

Thursday, April 02

Cancelled /// Boyz n the Hood, Director John Singleton

Democracy in America Film Series
(USA, 1991) 112 min.
Talk back with Stephanie Allain, Homegrown Films
(320 York Humanities and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For a list of films and speakers for the full series view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Saturday, April 04

Cancelled /// Coherence, Director James Ward Byrkit

(USA, 2014) 89 min.
Introduced by Florian Carle 
(Yale Quantum Institute and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here.

2:00pm, Auditorium

Monday, April 06

Shulman Lectures

Cancelled /// Mary-Jane Rubenstein, Wesleyan University

The Matter with Pantheism: Gods, Worlds, Monsters

5:00pm, Room 208

Sunday, April 12

Cancelled /// Pariah, Director Dee Rees

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 2011) 86 min. 35mm. Presented as part of a year-long celebration of films by women directors
Introduction by Archer Neilson and Nicholas Forster
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Monday, April 13

Shulman Lectures

Cancelled /// Zoë Todd, Carleton University

Fishy Refraction, Resturgeonce, and Weaponized Fossil Relations: Tools for Rewriting Alberta’s Petrocolonial Chemistry

5:00pm, Room 208

Tuesday, April 14

Cancelled /// Gallery Talk with Margaret Olin and David Shulman

4:30pm, Room 208

Friday, April 17 to Saturday, April 18

Cancelled /// "Shadid: 1000 Strange Places" a new play by Robert Myers

Directed by Kirsten Sanderson
Based on the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anthony Shadid and his last days reporting from Syria
Featuring a cast of some of Lebanon’s finest actors
(Council on Middle East Studies, American University Beirut, and Whitney Humanities Center)
In conjunction with the WHC exhibit “Can Rocks Feel Pain? The Bitter Landscapes of Palestine”

7:00pm, Auditorium

Sunday, April 19

Cancelled /// Bush Mama, Director Haile Gerima

Double Feature
(USA, 1979) 97min. 35mm. print courtesy of UCLA Film and Television Archive
Love Education, Director Sylvia Chang
(China, Taiwan, 2017) 120 min. DCP
Introduced by members of the Yale Graduate Film Colloquium 
(Yale Graduate Film Colloquium, Council on East Asian Studies, The Dean’s Fund, Department of French’s Moliere and Co. Fund in memory of June Beckelman Guicharnaud, History of Art Department, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
 

6:00pm, Auditorium

Monday, April 20

Shulman Lectures

Cancelled /// Emanuele Coccia, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

Reincarnation Today

5:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, April 22

Cancelled /// WWII, France, and the Problem of Memory: State, Society, Victims, Resistance Activists

Renee Poznanski, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
“WWII, France, and the Problem of Memory: State, Society, Victims, Resistance Activists
(Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism  and Whitney Humanities Center)
For more information view here.
 

4:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, April 23

Cancelled /// Jewish Country Houses: Homes, Collections and National Memory

Juliet Carey, Senior Curator, Waddesdon Manor (The Rothschild Collection)
Abigail Green, University of Oxford
Tom Stammers,  University of Durham
(Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism, Program in Judaic Studies, Yale Center for British Art, and Whitney Humanities Center)
For more information please view here.
Event poster

 

5:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, April 23

Cancelled /// Mississipi Masala, Director Mira Nair

Democracy in America Film Series
(USA, 1991) 118 min.
Talk back with Crystal Feimster and Alexander Zhang
(320 York Humanities and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For a list of films and speakers for the full series view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Sunday, April 26

Cancelled /// Wadjda, Director Haifaa Al-Mansour

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(Saudi Arabia, 2012) 98 min. 35mm. Presented as part of a year-long celebration of films by women directors.
Introduction by Archer Neilson
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here.
 

2:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, April 29

Cancelled /// Class Pictures: Student Archivist Screening Night

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
A selection of 16mm rarities curated and presented by students in FILM 604: The Film Archive
Introductions by Brian Meacham and students from the class
(Film Study Center, Film and Media Studies Program, and Films at the Whitney with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.)
For more information view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, May 01

Cancelled /// Mayday, Director Josh Morton and May 1st Media

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
50th Anniversary Screening
(USA, 1970) 22 min. 16mm, print courtesy of the Yale Film Archive
Followed by a conversation with Brian Meacham and filmmaker Josh Morton
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, May 13

Cancelled /// Clueless, Director Amy Heckerling

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 1995) 97 min. 35mm. 25th Anniversary Screening
Introduction by Michael Kerbel
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here. 
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, June 17

Desert Hearts, Director Donna Deitch

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 1986) 91 min. 35mm. 35th Anniversary Screening
Introduction by Archer Neilson
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, July 08

Near Dark, Directore Kathryn Bigelow

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 1987) 94 min. Presented as part of a year-long celebration of films by women directors.
Introduction by Brian Meacham
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium