The Contenders 2014

The Contenders 2014

A Special Ticketed Film Series Organized by The Museum of Modern Art

The Hammer Museum is thrilled to present The Museum of Modern Art’s renowned exhibition of films, The Contenders. Each year, MoMA’s Department of Film combs through major studio releases and the top film festivals around the world, selecting influential, innovative films made in the last 12 months that they believe will stand the test of time. Whether bound for awards glory or destined to become a cult classic, each of these films is a contender for lasting historical significance, and any true cinephile will want to catch them on the big screen.


$15 General Admission 
$10 Members with valid discount code 

Impact level members and higher may reserve two FREE tickets to the screening of your choice. Book now while supplies last by calling The Contenders reservation line at (310) 443-7026. To renew or upgrade, please call the membership department at (310) 443-7050 or visit our membership page.

We encourage ticketholders to arrive by 7 p.m Any unclaimed seats will be released at 7:15 p.m. Due to limited availability, tickets are non-refundable.

Click on the individual program pages below to purchase tickets, or purchase tickets in person at the Welcome Desk.

Program subject to change. For updates about The Contenders, sign up for our e-newsletter.

This film program is organized by Rajendra Roy, the Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film, and Sean Egan, Producer, Film Exhibitions and Projects, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

The Hammer Museum’s presentation is made possible by Tiffany & Co. and The Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.

Media sponsorship is provided by The Hollywood Reporter.