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‘The Contenders’ 2017 Film Screening Series at The Hammer Museum

December 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2017

The Contenders Film Series at The Hammer 2017

Image via The Hammer

The Hammer Museum in Westwood is once again home to The Contenders, the Museum of Modern Art’s acclaimed series of ten influential, innovative films from the past 12 months. Whether destined to win numerous high-profile awards or simply attain cult classic status, each of these films is a solid contender for lasting historical significance.

The screenings will run December 4-19 on Mondays through Thursdays. Among the films screening this go-round are Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread, Aaron Sorkin’s Molly’s Game, Alexander Payne’s Downsizing, and Jordan Peele’s Get Out, along with five other titles.

Mudbound, and Q&A with Dee Rees, Mary J. Blige, Jason Mitchell, and Garrett Hedlund
MON – DEC 4 2017 – 7:30 PM

Molly’s Game
TUE – DEC 5 2017 – 7:30 PM

Downsizing, and Q&A with Alexander Payne and Hong Chau
WED – DEC 6 2017 – 7:30 PM

Get Out, and Q&A with Jordan Peele
THU – DEC 7 2017 – 7:30 PM

Lady Bird, and Q&A with Greta Gerwig
MON – DEC 11 2017 – 7:30 PM

The Big Sick, and Q&A with Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, and Michael Showalter
TUE – DEC 12 2017 – 7:30 PM

The Florida Project, and Q&A with Willem Dafoe and Sean Baker
WED – DEC 13 2017 – 7:30 PM

The Beguiled
THU – DEC 14 2017 – 7:30 PM

Detroit, and Q&A with Kathryn Bigelow
MON – DEC 18 2017 -7:30 PM

Phantom Thread
TUE – DEC 19 2017 – 7:30 PM

Tickets are $20 per screening. For more info about this series check the link below.


December 6, 2017
7:30 pm
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Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
(310) 443-7000