Housed on the 18th floor of Harrison College House, participants in the Harrison residence live with other students interested in all aspects of cinema. Students with proven interests in creating film, viewing films, and conducting scholarly research around issues of cinema, unite to share experiences around cinema and to promote film culture at Penn. Participants in the Harrison Cinema in Residence program must either enroll in Cinema 180 or participate in the planning of the course and the presenting of material. Participants of the Cinema in Residence Program join house staff on outings to cinema houses, film festivals, and other events of interest. They also enjoy outings and other events exclusively available to participants. Members of the Harrison Cinema in Residence program also curate the Harrison Late Night movie series.
Applicants, in addition to the general residential program application are asked to complete a 4-5 paragraph movie review for a movie that the student believes should be included in Harrison’s Cinema in Residence syllabus.