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.

Wednesday, January 16

Keywords: Embodiment, Catastrophe, Planetary

(Yale Environmental Humanities and Whitney Humanities Center)
4:15 pm, Room 208
For more information about the talk, view here.

Event poster

4:15pm, Room 208

Saturday, January 19

Vagabond, Director Agnès Varda

(France, 1985) 105 min.
Introduced and followed by a discussion with members of the Yale Film Society
(Yale Film Society and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, January 22

Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters, Directors Rosalynde LeBlanc and Tom Hurwitz

A work-in-progress screening introduced by Emily Coates and followed by a Q & A with the directors
In conjunction with John Lucas’s Documentary Film Workshop and Emily Coates’s Dance on Film courses.
(Dance Studies Curriculum in Theater Studies, Film and Media Studies, First-Year Seminar Program, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, January 23 to Wednesday, June 19

Places We've Been: Sculptures by Susan Clinard

The Gallery at the Whitney
Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall Street
MW 3–5 pm
Or by appointment at (203) 432-0670

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Room 108

Thursday, January 24

All the President's Men, Director Alan J. Pakula

Democracy in America Film Series
(USA, 1976) 138 min.
Talk back with Jim Sleeper, Political Science
(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: http://democracyinamerica.yale.edu/

7:30pm, Auditorium

Friday, January 25

The Price of Everything, Director Nathaniel Kahn (YC '85)

(USA, 2018) 98 min. DCP
Followed by a conversation with the director; producer Carla Solomon (YC ‘75); and Heather Pontonio, Senior Program Director (Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation); moderator, Jock Reynolds, Henry J. Heinz II Director, Yale Art Gallery (retired)
(Yale Art Gallery, Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, January 30

The Gallery at the Whitney

Opening Reception
Places We’ve Been: Sculptures by Susan Clinard
(Whitney Humanities Center)

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5:00pm, Room 108

Saturday, February 09

Equinox Flower, Director Yasujiro Ozu

(Japan, 1958) 118 min. 35mm.
Introduced and followed by a discussion with members of the Yale Film Society
(Yale Film Society and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, February 12

Franke Lectures

Deborah Thomas, University of Pennsylvania

Political Life in the Wake of the Plantation: Affect, Witnessing, Repair

5:00pm, Room 208

Friday, February 15

Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son, Director Ken Jacobs

(USA, 1969) 115 min. 16mm.
Introduced and commented on by the director, and followed by a Q&A with the director and John MacKay
(Dean’s Fund for Student Colloquia, History of Art, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale Center for British Art, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

6:30pm, Auditorium

Saturday, February 16

Ornament of the World, Director Michael Schwarz (YC '75)

(USA, 2018) 106 min.
How Muslims, Jews, and Christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval Spain, based on the book by María Rosa Menocal
Introduced by the director and followed by a discussion with the director, Abigail Balbale (NYU), and Jerrilynn Dodds (Sarah Lawrence)
(Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

4:00pm, Auditorium

Sunday, February 17

The City of Lost Children, Directors Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(France, 1995) 102 min.
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

2:00pm, Auditorium

Thursday, February 21

Milk, Director Gus Van Sant

Democracy in America Film Series
(USA, 2008) 128 min.
Talk back with Laura Wexler, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
(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: http://democracyinamerica.yale.edu/

7:30pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, February 26

Franke Lectures

Ilona Katzew, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Invention of Casta Painting: Race and Science in the Age of Enlightenment

5:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, March 07

The Candidate, Director Michael Ritchie

Democracy in America Film Series
(USA, 1972) 110 min.
Talk back with John MacKay, Film and Media Studies
(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: http://democracyinamerica.yale.edu/

7:30pm, Auditorium

Thursday, April 04

Selma, Director Ava DuVernay

Democracy in America Film Series
(USA, 2014) 152 min.
Talk back with Crystal Feimster, African American Studies
(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: http://democracyinamerica.yale.edu/

7:00pm, Auditorium