The Contenders 2010

Every year there are films that resonate far beyond a theatrical release—if they manage to find their way to a commercial screen at all—or film festival appearance.

Art Exhibition previously on at The Museum of Modern Art - MoMA in New York, United States.
From Thursday 11 November 2010 to Saturday 22 January 2011

The Red Chapel. (2010) image The King's Speech. (2010) image The Ghost Writer. (2010) image

Published by MOMA on Tuesday 30 November 2010.
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Their significance can be attributed to a variety of factors, from structure to subject matter to language, but these films are united in their lasting impact on the cinematic art form. For this recurring series, the Department of Film combs through major studio releases and the top film festivals in the world, selecting influential, innovative films made in the past 12 months that we believe will stand the test of time. Whether bound for awards glory or destined to become a cult classic, each of these films is a contender for lasting historical significance—and any true cinephile will want to catch them on the big screen. Screening details will be available here soon.