World AIDS Day

December 1–7, 2005


Ordet. 1955. Denmark. Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer

In marking World AIDS Day on December 1, the Department of Film and Media remembers Robert Beers, its longtime Executive Assistant in Film Exhibitions, who, after living for 20 years with HIV, died on April 17, 2005. Beers loved the cinema, and made a list of films that influenced him. Two of these, Carl Th. Dreyer’s Ordet (1954) and Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious (1946), both from MoMA’s film archives, are presented.

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