Urban Film Series: Cinematic Sites at the Guggenheim Museum : October 11, 2013 – January 3, 2014


Participatory City: 100 Urban Trends from the BMW Guggenheim Lab Public Programs at the Guggenheim Museum


Urban Film Series: Cinematic Sites
Fri, Oct 11–Jan 3 (except Nov 29, 2013), 3:00 pm
Films are screened in the New Media Theater, Lower Level of the Sackler Center for Arts Education
FREE with museum admission.
For the complete schedule visit guggenheim.org/filmscreenings

Selected by Paul Dallas, organizer of the BMW Guggenheim Lab’s film program in New York in 2011, this series explores the relationship between the urban environment and cinematic storytelling and includes films set in the Lab venues of New York, Berlin, and Mumbai, as well as other cities around the world, including Cairo, Chengdu, Los Angeles, Recife, San Francisco, Tehran, and Vienna.

Friday, 10/11: New York: Variety (Bette Gordon, 1983, 100 min.) with Square Times (Rudy Burckhardt, 1967, 6 min.)

Friday, 10/18: Berlin:  People on Sunday (Curt Siodmak, Robert Siodmak, 1930, 73 min.)

Friday, 10/25: Mumbai: Salaam Bombay(Mira Nair, 1988, 113 min.)

Friday, 11/1: Vienna: Museum Hours (Jem Cohen, 2012, 107 min.)

Friday, 11/8: Chengdu: People’s Park (Libbie D. Cohen and J.P. Sniadeki, 2012, 78 min.)

Friday, 11/15: San Francisco: Side/Walk/Shuttle (Ernie Gehr, 1991, 41 min.); Los Angeles: Get Out of the Car (Thom Andersen, 2010, 34 min.)

Friday, 11/22: Los Angeles: Wildness (Wu Tsang, 2012, 74 min.)

Friday, 12/6: Tehran: This is Not a Film (Mojtaba Mirtahasebi and Jafar Panahi, 2011, 76 min.)

Friday, 12/13: Recife: Neighboring Sounds (Kleber Mendonça Filho, 2012, 131 min.)

Friday, 12/20: Cairo: Cairo Station (Youssef Chahine, 1958, 95 min.)

Friday, 12/27: Recife: Neighboring Sounds (Kleber Mendonça Filho, 2012, 131 min.)

Friday, 1/3: Los Angeles: Wildness (Wu Tsang, 2012, 74 min.)

Information and Tickets

To learn more, purchase tickets, or RSVP, please visit guggenheim.org/bglprograms or call the box office at 212 423 3587.


For more information about the BMW Guggenheim Lab, please visit: bmwguggenheimlab.org