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Films to Come: Moholy-Nagy and the Moving Image

June 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am - August 26, 2016 @ 5:45 pm

Fridays–Saturdays, June 3–August 26, 11 am–5:45 pm
This film program includes documentaries about László Moholy-Nagy and the Bauhaus, selections of abstract cinema, works by contemporary filmmakers inspired by the artist, and William Cameron Menzies’s 1936 classic Things to Come, for which Moholy-Nagy was commissioned to make special effects.

11 am: Moholy-Nagy
László Moholy-Nagy: Permanent Experiment, Jens Schmohl, 1998; 60 min

12 pm: The Bauhaus
Bauhaus in America, Judith Pearlman, 1995; 85 min
The Triadic Ballet: A Film in Three Parts Base on the Dances by Oskar Schlemmer, Bavaria Film GmbH, 1970; 31 min

2 pm: Abstract Film and The Dynamic of the Metropolis
Diagonal Symphony, Viking Eggeling, 1924; 7 min
Film Study, Hans Richter, 1926; 4 min
Dynamic of the Big City, Berlin University of the Arts, 2005-06; 7 min
Dynamic of the Metropolis, Schroeter and Berger, 2006; 20 min

2:40 pm: Things to Come
Things to Come, Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone, 2011; 6 min
Things to Come 1936–2012, Jan Tichy, 2012; 5 1/2 min
H. G. Wells’ Things to Come, William Cameron Menzies, 1936; 97 min

Free with museum admission. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/filmscreenings (lineup and schedule subject to change).


June 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am
August 26, 2016 @ 5:45 pm
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave
New York, New York 10128

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