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Movies at the Museum:
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Oct 28, 2016
7:00 PM
637 E. Hyman Ave

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

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
2007

Directed by Julian Schnabel
112 min
Rated PG-13

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly is based on Jean-Dominique Bauby’s memoir, revealing his life after suffering a massive stroke that left him with a condition known as locked-in syndrome. The condition paralyzed him from the neck down, leaving only his left eye as a portal of communication with the outside world.

AAM exhibitions are made possible by the Marx Exhibition Fund. General exhibition support is provided by the Toby Devan Lewis Visiting Artist Fund. Major support for Julian Schnabel’s exhibition is provided by Sandy and Paul Edgerley. Additional support is provided by the AAM National Council.

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.
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