Luis Buñuel Film Screening Starts Today at MoMA


If you’re looking for something classic to watch in the coming days, the Museum of Modern Art started screening a Luis Buñuel film today. Find out which movie and the film screening schedule after the jump.

Movie poster via Movies on Film

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will be screening Los Olvidados (The Young and the Damned), a film directed and co-written by Spanish-born filmmaker Luis Buñuel from January 25-27. The 1950 film tells about a group of impoverished children and their hard and crime-filled life in the slums of Mexico City. Although the film is done in the style of social realism, it also has touches of surrealism, which is present in majority of the esteemed director’s work (like Un Chien Andalou, which he made with Salvador Dali). During the 1951 Cannes Film Festival, the film earned Buñuel the Best Director award.

If you’re interested in watching this classic film, you might want to take note of the screening schedule at MoMA:

January 25-27, 2012
1:30 p.m.
Education and Research Building
Theater 3, Mezzanine

All information for this article were taken from Museum of Modern Art and Los Olvidados on Wikipedia.

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