Still from the film "The Whale" (2022)
Screenings
Part of the series MoMA Contenders 2022

The Whale, with Brendan Fraser, Ty Simpkins, and Samuel D. Hunter

WED DEC 7, 7:30 PM
Followed by a conversation with actors Brendan Fraser and Ty Simpkins and writer Samuel D. Hunter

From director Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption. Starring Brendan Fraser and based on the acclaimed play by Samuel D. Hunter.

(2022, dir. Darren Aronofsky, DCP, color, 117 min. Courtesy A24)

Tickets

Limited tickets for The Whale may be available at the museum the night of the screening on a first come, first served basis—any unclaimed tickets will be released at 7:20. Admission is not guaranteed.

$10 Hammer members with valid discount code
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$20 general admission 

This film program is organized by Rajendra Roy, The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film, and Sean Egan, Producer, Film Exhibitions and Special Projects, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
 
The Hammer Museum's presentation is made possible by The Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.
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