Presenting a wide range of themes, film screenings at the AAM reveal important perspectives of filmmakers and artists of our time.
Director Focus: Julian Schnabel
As a complement to his exhibition of paintings this fall at the AAM, this season’s Movies at the Museum celebrates three feature-length films by Julian Schnabel that tell the true stories of brave, creative individuals.
About the Film
Before Night Falls
Directed by Julian Schnabel
Before Night Falls is based on the autobiography of Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas. After moving to Havana in the sixties, Arenas begins to explore his creativity, ambitions, and sexuality. After receiving an honorary mention in a writing contest, Arenas is offered the chance to publish his first work. Through his work and friendships with other openly gay men, Arenas manages to find himself.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM
General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.