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Aug 12, 2017

Ponyo (2008)

Ponyo is Hayao Miyazaki's reimagining of The Little Mermaid and a tribute to his son, Goro Miyazaki. Ponyo is the "fish-girl" daughter of an undersea magician who longs to live on the land. She escapes to the land and meets a five-year-old boy named Sosuke. But Ponyo's transformation into a human girl upsets the balance between the real and the magical worlds, and only the love of these two five-year-olds can set things right.

G, 103 minutes
 

ANIME FEST AT THE MODERN 2017

Aug 12, 2017

A Letter to Momo (2011)

A Letter to Momo was written and directed by Hiroyuki Okiura (a veteran animator who has worked on films ranging from Akira (1988) to Your Name (2016)), assisted by a group of Studio Ghibli alumni.

Tour
Aug 18, 2017

The aim of the Slow Art movement is to break with the often frenetic pace of modern life to simply enjoy works of art in a deliberate and unhurried fashion. Slow Art at the Modern invests in this pause with a 30-minute spotlight tour focusing on one work of art. Led by a Modern docent the third Friday of each month, Slow Art at the Modern begins at 5:30 pm.

Third Fridays, 5:30 pm

Sep 23, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017

Thirteen themed haunted houses across America make up the imagery for Misty Keasler’s Haunt, 2015–2017. A driving force behind this series, which depicts interior rooms and exterior scenes, is that the subject matter takes photography to the edge of where it fails as a medium.  “Photographs,” Keasler explains, “are often used to document an experience, yet the experience of walking through a haunted house is completely lost in each of the still images.

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