Exhibitions

The latest press releases and information on current and upcoming exhibitions at MoMA can be found here. You’ll also find exhibition-related videos and posts on Inside/Out, the MoMA/MoMA PS1 blog.

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Modern Matinees: Hollywood and the Great Depression, 1933

February 01, 2017–March 31, 2017

Posted on December 21, 2016

The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters

As the Great Depression hit bottom in 1933, tens of millions of Americans found solace in the movies, where 15 cents bought admission to an infinite range of alternative realities. Some films offered escapism and reassurance, others offered hypothetical solutions to social problems across the political spectrum. Presented in four thematic groupings, the films in this series—all drawn from MoMA’s collection—present a cinematic portrait of 1933, a year when movie make-believe was truly indispensable.

Organized by Anne Morra, Associate Curator, Department of Film.

The exhibition is supported by the Annual Film Fund.

Modern Matinees: Hollywood and the Great Depression, 1933


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Modern Matinees: Hollywood and the Great Depression, 1933

February 01, 2017–March 31, 2017

Posted on December 21, 2016

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Modern Matinees: Hollywood and the Great Depression, 1933