MoMA Presents The Contenders 2010 11/11-1/22/2011

MoMA Presents The Contenders 2010 11/11-1/22/2011

The Museum of Modern Art presents The Contenders 2010, November 11, 2010 through January 22, 2011.

For this annual series, MoMA's Department of Film combs through major studio releases and the top film festivals in the world, selecting influential, innovative films made in the last twelve months that are contenders for lasting historical significance. The Contenders 2010 is organized by Rajendra Roy, The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator, and Sean Egan, Producer, Film Exhibitions and Projects, The Department of Film, The Museum of Modern Art.

The exhibition is supported by BNP Paribas.


The Contenders 2010

November 11, 2010-January 22, 2011

Thursday, November 11

8:00 The King's Speech. 2010. UK/Australia. Directed by Tom Hooper. 118 minutes.
Q&A with Director Tom Hooper following the screening

Friday, November 12

4:00 The Red Chapel. 2009. Denmark. Directed by Mads Brügger. 87 minutes.

Sunday, November 14

3:00 The Ghost Writer. 2010. France/Germany/UK. Directed by Roman Polanski. 118 minutes

5:30 Inception. 2010. USA/UK. Directed by Christopher Nolan. 148 minutes

Monday, November 29

7:00 I Am Love. 2009. Italy. Directed by Luca Guadagnino. 120 min.

Monday, December 13

8:00 Henry of Navarre. 2010. Germany/France/Czech Republic/Spain. Directed by Jo Baier. 155 min.
Q&A with director Jo Baier following screening

Tuesday, December 14

6:00 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work. 2010. USA. Directed by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg. 90 min.

7:00 Black Swan. 2010. USA. Directed by Darren Aronofsky. 103 min.

8:30 The Social Network. 2010. USA. Directed by David Fincher. 121 min.

Monday, December 20

4:00 A Film Unfinished. 2010. Germany/Israel. Directed by Yael Hersonski. 88 min.

Wednesday, December 29

4:00 Waste Land. 2010. Brazil/UK. Directed by Lucy Walker. Co-Directed by Karen Harley and João Jardim. 90 min.

7:00 The Kids Are All Right. 2010. USA. Directed by Lisa Cholodenko. 106 m

Thursday, December 30

4:00 Winter's Bone. 2010. USA. Directed by Debra Granik. 100 min.

Saturday, January 8

7:00 Last Train Home. 2009. Canada/China/UK. Directed by Lixin Fan. 85 min.

Wednesday, January 19

8:00 World on a Wire. 1973. West Germany. Directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. 205 min.

Saturday, January 22

8:00 Exit Through the Gift Shop. 2010. USA/UK. Directed by Banksy. 90 min.