Johan Grimonprez: screening of DOUBLE TAKE

at Film Forum, New York, New York

June 2nd - 15th, 2010



Johan Grimonprez's ingenious documentary/fiction hybrid — a meditation on identity, filmmaking, power and paranoia — looks at Alfred Hitchcock's late 50s and early 60s films against the climate of Cold War-era political anxiety. Using a meticulous array of archive footage — as well as a story by novelist Tom McCarthy (Remainder) about Hitchcock encountering his double during production of The Birds — Grimonprez traces the global rise of fear as a commodity, examining modern history through the lens of mass media, advertising and Hollywood.

TWO WEEKS ONLY - WED 6/2 THROUGH TUES 6/15
Showtimes: 1:00, 2:45, 4:30, 6:15, 8:00, 10:00


FILM FORUM
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New York, NY
(212) 727-8110
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http://www.filmforum.org/films/double.html