Billy Wilder Theater

The Contenders 2017

Ten nights of film in December | Organized by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The Hammer Museum presents The Contenders, the Museum of Modern Art’s renowned exhibition of films. 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 cult classic status, each of these films is a contender for lasting historical significance, and any true cinephile will want to catch them on the big screen.

Hammer members receive discounted, pre-sale tickets. Join today.

Stay tuned for film selections and special guest announcements.

Screening dates

Monday, December 4
Tuesday, December 5
Wednesday, December 6
Thursday, December 7
Monday, December 11
Tuesday, December 12
Wednesday, December 13
Thursday, December 14
Monday, December 18
Tuesday, December 19