IAS Film Series 2018-2019

The film series marks its thirty-fifth year this season. All films are shown free of charge in Wolfensohn Hall and are open to the Institute Community. The series intends to offer the opportunity to hear from the producers, creators, and curators of film.

Crisis and Critique

For the past five years, the School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, collaborating with the Institute Film Series, has been curating films related to the theme studied in the School during the year. For 2019-2020, the theme “Economy and Society,” is coordinated by Professor Didier Fassin and Professor Marion Fourcade. The series will feature 6 films this year.

Upcoming films:

Wednesday, October 2 : The Big Short (USA : 2015 : Adam McKay).

Discussion will be led by: Sarah Quinn and Benjamin Braun
4 PM, Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
The film runs 2 hours, 10 minutes.

Wednesday, November 13 :  Valley of Saints (Kashmir : 2012 : Musa Syeed)
This film runs 1 hour and 22 minutes.

Wednesday, December 11 Graduation (Romania : 2016 : Cristian Mungiu)  
The film runs 2 hours, 8 minutes.

Term II films will be screened on:

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020


Films will be listed as they are scheduled. Please send your suggestions to:

    thank you!

These events are free and open to the Institute community. Please note that food is not allowed in Wolfensohn Hall.