The Museum of Modern Art’s fifth annual Film Benefit, to be held on December 3, will honor writer/director Quentin Tarantino, the iconic director whose 1994 film PULP FICTION defines the modern aesthetic of the American independent film. The Film Benefit will be highlighted by a special presentation recognizing Tarantino’s acclaimed directorial work, followed by a gala dinner. The Film Benefit raises funds to ensure that great works of cinema continue to join the collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Tarantino’s latest film, the nouveau Western DJANGO UNCHAINED, starring Jamie Foxx, Leonard Di Caprio, Salma Hayek and Matt Damon, will be released by The Weinstein Company on December 25, 2012. Expect it to be one of the most talked about films of the year.
First-time director Maya Forbes uses her life story to craft a poignant tale of growing up with a manic depressive, father in Boston. Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher”) delivers an Oscar-quality performance as Cam Stuart, the “polar bear”-a child’s way of saying … Continue reading
Under the Dome is a film by Chinese journalist Chai Jing that focuses on China’s flawed environmental regulations and the devastating effect its having on the nation’s people. What makes this film so powerful is it was released in Communist … Continue reading
It takes a New York native and NYU Film School graduate to capture the marginalized world of two black transgender prostitutes (“trannies”) living on the seedy streets of Los Angeles. Sean Baker, who directed and co-wrote this authentic tale, shot … Continue reading