Cameron Jamie makes enigmatic and captivating documentary films exploring American and European vernacular cultures and their rituals. For this special event, we will be screening Jamie’s trilogy of films BB (1998–2000), Spook House (2002–2003) and Kranky Klaus (2002–2003), along with his latest film (making its American debut and Los Angeles premiere), Massage the History (2007–2009). These films all explore the idea of the home: from haunted houses, to suburban backyards, to domestic holiday rituals, to living room dancing. Together the four films create a hallucinatory and poetic vision of what goes on behind closed doors and also what is right in front of our eyes that we don’t seem to acknowledge.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Tickets for assigned seating in the Billy Wilder Theater are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis.
As a benefit for their support, members enjoy priority ticketing and seat selection, subject to availability.
Parking is available under the museum for a flat fee of $3 after 6PM.
Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, the Hammer Programs Committee, and Susan and Leonard Nimoy.