Harvard College Society for the Cinematic Arts

Purpose Statement

The Harvard College Society for the Cinematic Arts strives to foster an appreciation for the filmic arts among the student body and to develop a sense of community among students with a passion for all aspects of cinema. The Society consists of three programs to facilitate this community. The Student Film Initiative brings together students with interests in differing aspects of cinema and provides a community for them to share their interests and collaborate on their own projects. The Harvard College Arc Lamp Journal which functions as a bimonthly online journal with an annual print publication bringing together both film analysis and criticism with both a contemporary and historical perspective. Finally, the Film Viewing Society provides an outlet for popular, experimental, and classic films presented to members along with associated discussion.

Organization Information