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Barcelona

Ongoing

Followed by a conversation with Whit Stillman and Chris Eigeman

Part of the citywide series Stuck on the Second Tier, curated by Miriam Bale, focusing on the films of neglected and underrated auteurs.

Dir. Whit Stillman. 1994, 101 mins. With Taylor Nichols, Chris Eigeman, Tushka Bergen. In Stillman’s ambitious and hardto-classify second film, a priggish American living in Barcelona hosts his visiting cousin, an uptight naval officer. Clashes ensue, between the cousins and between their conservative sensibilities and the Euro-liberalism all around them—as the film veers unexpectedly between comedy and drama, between optimism and a dark desperation in “the last decade of the

cold war.”

Tickets: $15 public / $9 Museum members / Free for Silver Screen members and above. Order online or call 718 777 6800 to reserve tickets.