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Aspen Art Museum


Movies at the Museum:
Where the Wild Things Are

Oct 30, 2015
7:00 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 Fall Series: Spike Jonze

This season, the AAM’s Movies at the Museum program celebrates the diverse works of director Spike Jonze. Working as a director, producer, screenwriter, and actor across various formats of film and video, Jonze has established a creative range of characters, from pensive to prankster.

About the Film

Where the Wild Things Are

Directed by Spike Jonze
101 min
Rated PG

Written by Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers as an adaption of Maurice Sendak’s 1963 children’s book of the same name, Where the Wild Things Are combines live-action, animatronics, and computer-generated imagery to tell the story of lonely nine-year-old Max, who sails away to an island inhabited by creatures known as the “Wild Things.”

Films are presented free of charge on Level 3 at 7 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.