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MoMA Contenders 2019 Film Series at The Hammer (select dates)

December 2 - December 17

$10 – $20

The Contenders film series returns to The Hammer Museum with 10 screenings curated by The Museum of Modern Art in New York. The films selected are new films believed to stand the test of time in influence. Each evening includes a presentation of the film followed by Q&A’s with directors, producers, or actors involved with the production. The series takes places on select dates from Dec. 2 to Dec. 17. This December’s schedule is as follows:

Dec 2 at 7:30 p.m. | Dolemite is My Name, followed Q&A with actors Eddie Murphy & Wesley Snipes, costume designer Ruth Carter, and writers Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski, moderated by Kenya Barris.

Dec 3 at 7:30 p.m. | The Report, followed by Q&A with director Scott Z. Burns, moderated by La Frances Hui.

Dec 4 at 7:30 p.m. |Parasite, followed by Q&A with director Bong Joon-ho, moderated by La Frances Hui.

Dec 5 at 7:30 p.m. | One Child Nation, followed by Q&A with director Nanfu Wang, moderated by La Frances Hui.

Dec 9 at 7:30 p.m. | The Farewell, followed by Q&A with director Lulu Wang, moderated by Roxane Gay.

Dec 10 at 7:30 p.m. | Booksmart, followed by Q&A with director Olivia Wilde.

Dec 11 at 7:30 p.m. | The Irishman, with introduction by Sebastian Maniscalco.

Dec 12 at 7:30 p.m. | Marriage Story, followed by Q&A with Laura Dern and Adam Driver, moderated by Raj Roy.

Dec 16 at 7:30 p.m. | Judy, followed by Q&A with Renee Zellweger, moderated by Raj Roy.

Dec 17 at 7:30 p.m. | Monos, followed by Q&A with director Alejandro Landes, moderated by Raj Roy to follow.

Tickets are $20 for non-Museum members, or $10 for Hammer members.


December 2
December 17
$10 – $20
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Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
(310) 443-7000