Film Series

Screen Epiphanies

 
Film Series
 
Feb 26—Sep 16, 2019
 
   
 
 
 
 
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This monthly series brings a prominent artistic or cultural figure to BAM to discuss the film that inspired their passion for cinema, followed by a screening of the film.

Inspired by the Screen Epiphanies series at London's BFI Southbank


 
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
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Bim Adewunmi presents Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Thu, Aug 22, 2019
 
Bim Adewunmi presents Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Thu, Aug 22, 2019
CURATOR’S CHOICE
 

Men count for little when best friends and showgirls Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe share the screen in Howard Hawks’ classic musical comedy.

+ Before the film, Bim Adewunmi will discuss how Gentlemen Prefer Blondes inspired her love of film.
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Nanfu Wang presents Symbiopsychotaxiplasm
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Screen Epiphanies IFP Week: Nanfu Wang presents Symbiopsychotaxiplasm
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
 
Screen Epiphanies IFP Week: Nanfu Wang presents Symbiopsychotaxiplasm
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
CURATOR’S CHOICE
 

Documentarian William Greaves’ meta-cinematic mind-bender—involving three camera crews in search of a movie—is a one-of-a-kind counterculture masterpiece.

+ Before the film, Nanfu Wang will discuss how Symbiopsychotaxiplasm inspired her love of film.
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PAST EVENTS
Mayukh Sen presents Klute
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Mayukh Sen Presents Klute
 

An iconic Jane Fonda in a classic, gritty-glam exemplar of the 1970s paranoia thriller.

Tue, Feb 26, 2019
SPECIAL SCREENING
 
 
Au Hazard Balthasar
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Anna Rose Holmer Presents Au Hasard Balthazar
 

Jean-Luc Godard called it: “The world in an hour and a half.”

Tue, Mar 5, 2019
SPECIAL SCREENING
 
 
Femme Fatale
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K. Austin Collins Presents Femme Fatale
 

Rebecca Romijn stars in Brian De Palma’s erotic modern noir.

Wed, Apr 24, 2019
CURATOR'S CHOICE
 
 
Victor LaValle presents An American Werewolf in London
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Victor LaValle presents An American Werewolf in London
 

Director John Landis’ cult classic is a genre-bending werewolf film featuring a killer soundtrack.

Tue, May 28, 2019
CURATOR'S CHOICE
 
 
Bowen Yang presents Kung Fu Hustle
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Bowen Yang presents Kung Fu Hustle
 

Stephen Chow’s explosive martial arts comedy.

Thu, Jun 6, 2019
 
 
Penny Lane Presents Exit Through the Gift Shop
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Penny Lane presents Exit Through the Gift Shop
 

Street art provocateur Banksy directs this hilarious, subversive exposé of art world hype.

Wed, Jul 17, 2019
CURATOR'S CHOICE
 
 
Hollywood Shuffle
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Screen Epiphanies 2018
 

Artists and cultural figures present the films that inspired their passion for cinema.

Feb 8—Nov 13, 2018
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