Magnolia Pictures at 20

Sep 21–30, 2021

MoMA, Online

Melancholia. 2011. Denmark/Sweden/France/Germany. Written and directed by Lars von Trier. Courtesy Magnolia Pictures
  • Online
  • MoMA, Floor T2/T1, Theater 1 The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1

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Founded in 2001, and celebrating its 20th anniversary this fall, Magnolia Pictures has become an indispensable mainstay on the American independent film scene. From humble beginnings, Magnolia now has a library of over 500 titles and has supported some of the most significant (and, more importantly, interesting) films of this century. Our selection of titles in this program reflects the diversity of their output, from genre fare like Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior to “of the moment” documentaries like Jesus Camp, Whose Streets? and John Lewis: Good Trouble and acclaimed international features like Melancholia and Shoplifters. For two decades, Magnolia has proven their commitment to the vitality of both exceptional American independent and international cinema. A true hybrid series, we are pleased to present this program both in our theaters and on our Virtual Cinema.

Organized by Sean Egan, Senior Producer, Department of Film.

  • This film series is part of Virtual Cinema.

    Film at MoMA is made possible by CHANEL.

    Additional support is provided by the Annual Film Fund. Leadership support for the Annual Film Fund is provided by Debra and Leon D. Black and by Steven Tisch, with major contributions from The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art, Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, MoMA’s Wallis Annenberg Fund for Innovation in Contemporary Art through the Annenberg Foundation, the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), The Junior Associates of The Museum of Modern Art, the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, Karen and Gary Winnick, and The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston.



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