*The Funeral*. 1996. USA. Directed by Abel Ferrara. Courtesy October Films/Photofest

The Funeral. 1996. USA. Directed by Abel Ferrara. 35mm. 99 min.

Ferrara’s talent for eliciting passionate performances from his actors is highlighted in this story of gangsters, capitalism, and brotherhood set in Depression-era New York, anchored by Christopher Walken, Benicio del Toro, and a volcanic Chris Penn.

  1. Tuesday, May 28,
    4:30 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
  2. Thursday, May 23,
    7:00 p.m.

    Discussion with composer Joe Delia and cinematographer Ken Kelsch
    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
This film accompanies Abel Ferrara Unrated.