<i>Nymphomaniac: Volume 1</i>. 2013. Denmark/Germany/France/Belgium/Great Britain. Directed by Lars von Trier. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures. Photo credit: Christian Geisnaes

PopRally Presents: The Premiere of Nymphomaniac: Volume 1

The film will be introduced by Jytte Jensen, Curator, Department of Film. A cocktail reception featuring a DJ set by Daren Ho will follow the screening.

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 7:00–11:00 p.m.

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PopRally invites you to join Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Uma Thurman, Stacy Martin, and Christian Slater for the U.S. premiere of the film Nymphomaniac: Volume 1, written and directed by Lars von Trier.

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 is the story of Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac who is discovered, badly beaten in an alley, by an older bachelor, Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young adulthood (portrayed in flashback by newcomer Stacy Martin). Volume 1 also stars Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Connie Nielsen, and Udo Kier.

Magnolia Pictures will release Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 on March 21 and Nymphomaniac: Volume 2 on April 4.

PopRally is a series of events at MoMA and MoMA PS1 that serve as a gateway for young and diverse audiences to engage with the Museum. Led by a cross-departmental committee of Museum staff, PopRally produces dynamic programs including artist collaborations, performances, film screenings, and digital content that encourage new and experimental ways of engaging with modern and contemporary art.

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Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Screening begins promptly at 7:30 p.m. Admission includes screening and cocktail reception.

Tickets ($24; $22 members) are available online.

You must be 21 or older to attend this event.

Special thanks to Sud de France: wines by Moulin de Gassac and Château de Lascaux and chocolates by Cémoi. Beer for this event has been provided by Brooklyn Brewery.

Apply the value of your PopRally ticket toward a MoMA membership! Sign up at the event to redeem this offer.