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Movies at the Museum:
Badlands

Mar 31, 2017
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.

Movies at the Museum: Jack Pierson Favorites

In 1993, curator Richard Flood interviewed artists for an issue of Frieze, asking them to name their favorite movies. This spring’s movies are three of Jack Pierson’s selections.

About the Film

Badlands
1973

Directed by Terrence Malick
94 minutes
Rated PG

A young couple goes on a Midwest crime spree in Terrence Malick’s hypnotic debut feature. Rebellious Kit (Martin Sheen) takes off with teen baton-twirler Holly (Sissy Spacek) after shooting her father (Warren Oates) when he tries to split up the pair. The two flee, running from the law and consequences, through the Badlands and beyond.

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.