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Movies at the Museum:
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Jul 10, 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

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
1986

Directed by John Hughes
103 min
Rated PG-13

Ferris Bueller has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris’s trail is high school principal Rooney, determined to catch him in the act.

Films are presented free of charge on Level 3 at 8 p.m. Drinks and free popcorn are available at the museum café, SO, from 7 p.m.

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.