Cate Blanchett: A Tribute

Nov 5–15, 2015


Elizabeth. 1998. Great Britain/USA. Directed by Shekhar Kapur. Courtesy Polygram Filmed Entertainment/Photofest

As the Department of Film marks its 80th anniversary, we’re thrilled to pay tribute to the honoree of MoMA’s eighth annual Film Benefit. A woman who embodies the greatest traditions of screen acting while fiercely embracing innovation and risk, Cate Blanchett inspires others to deliver their best work, challenges the field to be more fully engaged with women artists and audiences, and propels cinema forward with intelligence and grace. Her performances in three films from MoMA’s collection—collaborations with directors Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring), Martin Scorsese (The Aviator), and Steven Soderbergh (The Good German)—are featured, alongside some additional examples of her best known and most celebrated work.

Organized by Rajendra Roy, The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film.


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