1969 Film Program

Jan 30–31, 2010


In conjunction with the P.S.1 exhibition 1969, MoMA presents a selection of films from the year 1969. Exploring a cross-section of films made during a period marked by revolution and sociopolitical tumult, this program includes some of that year’s most adventurous films. The program includes the countercultural classic Easy Rider, Andy Warhol’s rarely seen and controversial Blue Movie, and avant-garde films such as Walter De Maria’s Hardcore, Standish Lawder’s Necrology, and Michael Snow’s Back and Forth.

Organized by Neville Wakefield, P.S.1 Senior Curatorial Advisor; Michelle Elligott, MoMA Archivist; and Eva Respini, MoMA Associate Curator of Photography.

The exhibition is supported by MoMA’s Wallis Annenberg Fund for Innovation in Contemporary Art through the Annenberg Foundation, The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art, and Sally and Wynn Kramarsky.


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