THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE PRESENTS DOUBLE TIDE BY SHARON LOCKHART

PRESS RELEASE

THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE PRESENTS
DOUBLE TIDE BY SHARON LOCKHART

September 17

CAMBRIDGE, MA: The Harvard Film Archive is pleased to present DOUBLE TIDE BY SHARON LOCKHART on MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17 with the filmmaker in person.

 Special Event Tickets $12

Sharon Lockhart in Person

Double Tide

Monday September 17 at 7pm

Offering a poetic counterpoint to her earlier factory diptych, Lunchbreak (2008) and Exit (2008), Sharon Lockhart returned to Maine and her abiding interest in American labor in her exquisite and meditative Double Tide, a portrait of a clam digger hard at work on the day of an ultra-rare occurrence – two daytime low tides, at dawn and dusk. Lockhart’s roots in photography and structuralist cinema intertwine as she follows the transforming landscapes of the misty morning and the quiet close of day, with the solitary figure of the clam digger, a poignant emblem of New England’s slowly fading historic industries. Also exhibited as a two channel video installation, Double Tide is a meditative expansion and enrichment of the ideas of “stillness” and landscape that remain important thematic constants of Lockhart’s oeuvre. The Harvard Film Archive is pleased to welcome back Sharon Lockhart who will be joined by the subject of her film, clam digger Jen Casard.

Directed by Sharon Lockhart

US 2009, digital video, color, 99 min

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2012julsep/double.html

 

This press release and photos are available for download on the press page of the Harvard Film Archive’s website: http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/general_info.html#press. The user name and password are hfapress.  Please contact bgravely@fas.harvard.edu for screeners, additional photos, or more information.

 

Harvard Film Archive
24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 495-4700
http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa
General Admission Tickets $9, $7 Non-Harvard Students, Seniors, Harvard Faculty and Staff. Harvard students free

Special event tickets (for in-person appearances) are $12.
Tickets go on sale 45 minutes prior to show time. The HFA does not do advance ticket sales.

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