Get Out, Film & Q&A with Director Jordan Peele

December 7, 2017

December 7, 2017

7:30 pm To 10:30 pm

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024, United States

https://hammer.ucla.edu

$10 - $20

(310) 443-7000

Event Description

PLEASE NOTE: TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED Online tickets sales have closed. Standby tickets will be available at the museum on the night of the program. A limited number of ADA accessible spaces may be available; please contact us to inquire.

 

 Part of the Hammer Museum series The Contenders 2017.

 

Having developed the film before the results of the 2016 election were known, director Jordon Peele didn’t necessarily intend for his debut feature to resonate in the viscerally contemporary ways it does. Though it was promoted as a horror film, its true terror lies in the mirror it holds up to latent liberal racism and cultural appropriation. Set in locales that will be instantly familiar to anyone who’s visited 21st-century Manhattan or Connecticut, Get Out’s creeping dread feels very close to home. Vividly entertaining and urgently relevant, it may well be the defining film of our times. 

A Q&A with director Jordan Peele follows the screening.

 

ABOUT THE CONTENDERS

The Hammer Museum proudly presents The Contenders, the Museum of Modern Art’s renowned series of influential, innovative films from the past 12 months. Whether bound for awards glory or cult classic status, each of these films is a contender for lasting historical significance.

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