The Illusion of the American Frontier
From 03 November 2015 to 07 February 2016
Early booking is recommended
25 and 31 May and 1, 7, 8 and 9 June 2013A new film cycle will begin at the Museum on 25 May, on this occasion associated with the temporary exhibition Hyperrealism 1967-2012. Among other major titles it will include films such as American Graffiti (George Lucas, 1973), Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976) and The Truman Show (Peter Weir, 1998). They pay homage to the profound influence of Hyperrealism on film, revealing shared motifs and scenes that reflect the transformations of the American landscape from the post-war period onwards. All the films will be shown in the Museum’s Auditorium on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, except for 9 June when the short film Tin Toy (1988) and Toy Story (1995) will be shown. This session starts at 12 noon and is aimed at family visitors. All films will be shown in their original version with subtitles. Entry is free until all seats are filled. Invitations can be collected from an hour and a half prior to each session at the information desk except for the Sunday 9 June session, when invitations can be collected on Saturday 8 June. Maximum 2 tickets per person (three for 9 June).