Hollywood meets Medieval in this special lunchtime event sponsored by the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies, as Harvard students pitch their television treatments of medieval sex, love, and marriage to a celebrity panel of judges. Who will prevail? Come for lunch, stay to find out!
The pitches: Sacred Heart, prod. Jenna Garofolo (RLL), Kendall Jean '24, and Madison McCoy '25; Unholy Confessions, prod. Jordyn Duby '25, Jodie Kuo '25, and Jacquelyn Dunn (HDS); All or Nun, prod. Saskia Fisher '24, Mira Kingsbury-Lee '24, and Julia Ward '25
The judges: Heather Faris, writer, film producer, and leader of the Harvardwood Boston Writers Program; Ruth Streeter, Peabody- and Emmy-winning television producer and 2021 Harvard ALI Fellow; and Sarah Zeiser, award-winning screenwriter and special assistant to the Dean of Arts and Humanities.
Note: due to current COVID-19 protocols, this event is open only to current on-campus Harvard faculty, students, and afflilates.