Béla Tarr’s Sátántangó

January 11–16, 2006


Béla Tarr is widely acclaimed as one of the most innovative and accomplished auteurs working in filmmaking today, but his films are rarely shown in the US outside the festival circuit and he has great difficulty finding support to make new films. When the Department of Film and Media mounted a retrospective of the Hungarian master’s works in 2001, it also acquired many of his films. Among the treasures is Sátántangó (1994), to which MoMA is dedicating a week’s run, giving audiences a rare opportunity of seeing this stunning and unique accomplishment.

Organized by Jytte Jensen, Curator, Department of Film and Media.


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