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Aspen Art Museum


Movies at the Museum:
To Kill A Mockingbird

Jun 26, 2015
8:00 PM
637 E. Hyman Ave

Aspen Art Museum’s moving image initiative places film and video, arguably the most dominant art form of the last fifty years, in direct dialogue with contemporary art practices on view.

About the Summer Series: Coming of Age

How do we develop through motion pictures? This summer, the AAM’s Movies at the Museum program explores the coming-of-age genre, highlighting films set across the United States that capture personal and social evolutions. Featuring movies from the past fifty years, the series takes viewers into the lives of children, adolescents, and young adults—exploring personal discoveries, friendships, and hardships that define the experience of growing up.

About the film

To Kill A Mockingbird

Directed by Robert Mulligan
129 min
Not Rated

Based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize–winning book, this cinematic classic follows Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, who defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge. His daughter and son, Scout and Jem, grow up quickly in the face of prejudice that their family faces as a result of the trial.

Films are presented free of charge on Level 3 at 8 p.m. Drinks and free popcorn are available at the museum café, SO.

AAM education programs are made possible by the Questrom Education Fund. Additional support for Movies at the Museum is provided by the Etkin Family Digital Media and Moving Image Fund and Dancing Bear Aspen.