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Movies at the Museum:
Grey Gardens

Apr 28, 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

Grey Gardens
1975

Directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Ellen Hovde, and Muffie Meyer
94 minutes
Rated PG

This unconventional documentary follows the everyday lives of two reclusive, formerly upper-class women: a mother and daughter both named Edith Beale. This aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis live their eccentric lives in a decaying mansion in East Hampton, in a sort of timeless bubble of uncompromised and eccentric character.

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.