From the Archives: A Pierre Rissient Selection

September 18–21, 2008


The Big Sky. 1952. USA. Directed by Howard Hawks

Supplementing MoMA’s presentation of Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema, the Department of Film has selected seven films from the Museum’s archives that inform an understanding of Rissient’s career: American silents that deeply influenced him, cinema he screened in Paris as a young film promoter; works by directors he championed early on, and Cinq et le Peau, one of two films Rissient wrote and directed himself.

Organized by Laurence Kardish, Senior Curator, Department of Film.


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