Complimentary Tickets to Documentary Fortnight
MoMA is pleased to make available complimentary tickets for Media Studies students to attend Documentary Fortnight, the museum’s annual festival of non-fiction filmmaking, which will run February 13-27, 2015.
Documentary Fortnight is a two-week showcase of recent documentary films that examines the relationship between contemporary art and nonfiction practices and reflects on new areas of documentary filmmaking. This year’s festival includes an international selection comprising more than 20 screenings
of features and short films. Featured are the latest films from Stanley Nelson, Barbara Kopple and Heddy Honigmann, as well as new works from Lav Diaz, Kevin Jerome Everson, and Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan and award-winners from IDFA, Visions du Real and many other festivals.Many of the filmmakers will be present for post-screening discussions, and we invite you to bring your students to meet and converse with them. The full screening schedule will be available online early next week, and will list screenings at which filmmakers will be present are indicated:
Attached is a press release which includes all of this information.To reserve tickets, we ask that you select particular screenings where groups of up to 15 students will attend (we unfortunately aren’t able to accommodate individual ticket requests), and indicate this on the form provided. We will need the names of all students attending to ensure that all get in. Please feel free to reserve tickets to several screenings, but note that tickets are limited and subject to approval by MoMA based on availability. Also note that tickets to the Opening and Closing Night screenings are not available for classes.
The deadline for ticket requests is Friday, February 6, however, we encourage you to send them in earlier to ensure your choices.
For the day of screenings, please plan on arriving at least 15 minutes prior to screening time. Seats will not be reserved, so should you wish to sit as a group, be sure to arrive early, as many shows will sell out. Also, per MoMA’s visitor policy, late tickets holders will not be seated.
Please let me know if you have any questions! Or would like recommendations!
Chi-hui YangSelection Committee Member, Documentary Fortnight