A Day at the Beach: Renoir and Warhol

Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 4:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

Includes the following films:

  • My Hustler

    1965. USA. Directed by Andy Warhol, Chuck Wein. With Paul America, Ed Hood, Joseph Campbell, Genevieve Charbon. In this early Warhol narrative, several men and women on Fire Island vie for the attention of a hustler. Featuring catty dialogue, a few long takes, and limited camera movement, the film appears artless at first but ultimately proves canny, casual, and affecting. 67 min.

  • A Day in the Country

    Photographed 1936, completed 1946. France. Directed by Jean Renoir. Screenplay by Renoir, based on a short story by Guy de Maupassant. With Sylvia Bataille, Georges D’Arnoux, Jane Marken, André Gabriello. In the mid-19th century a bourgeois family goes on a picnic by a river. In French; English subtitles. 40 min.

In the Film exhibition Hot and Humid: Summer Films from the Archives

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