Film Screening

Thursday, June 16, 2011
The Moderns

Part of Stein High/Stein Low

The Moderns

Date + Time

Thursday, June 16, 2011
7:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

Alan Rudolph, 1988, 126 min., 35mm

The Moderns follows Nick Hart, a struggling painter at the center of the expatriate culture of 1920s Paris, as he navigates the Left Bank milieu. From cafe conversations to sordid love intrigue, sketching caricatures to forging paintings, Hart comes in contact with not only Gertrude Stein and others in her salon circle, but also a dangerous businessman, the husband of one of his paramours.

Admission + Ticketing

$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium); does not include entry to The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde.

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Image: Alan Rudolph, The Moderns (still), 1988; image courtesy of MGM

Print courtesy of MGM.