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Group of cheerleaders from retirement community in scene from "Some Kind of Heaven."

Sundance in the spotlight

Actor Shirley Chen ’22 and director Lance Oppenheim ’19 have films premiering at prized Park City festival



Kevin Lewis (above) and colleagues found that while people who share similar interests in music and movies are more likely to befriend one another, few interests are likely to spread among friends. These findings challenge earlier research.

Taste test

Study of Facebook patterns suggests interests in music, movies unlikely to spread among friends



As a liberal arts college, Harvard doesn’t train its students for jobs in Hollywood. But student clubs, a liaison network, and individual drive prompt some toward entertainment careers, a fact reflected in this year’s Oscar nominees.

Hooray for Harvardwood

Whether working in front of the cameras or behind them, University alumni thrive in the entertainment industry