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INDEPENDENT LENS
The Prison in Twelve Landscapes

 

In the United States, there are over 2 million people in prison, up from only 300,000 40 years ago. Yet for most Americans, prisons have never felt more distant or more out of sight. A cinematic journey through a series of seemingly ordinary American landscapes, this film reveals the hidden world of the modern prison system and explores lives outside the gates affected by prisons.

 

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
Act One

 

Few have captured the magic of the theatre better than Moss Hart. A poor kid from the Bronx who went on to become the writer of classic comedies with George S. Kaufman, including You Can’t Take it With You and The Man Who Came To Dinner. He also directed the original production of My Fair Lady.

 

Moss’s memoir Act One has captivated theater lovers for over 50 years. Director James Lapine has fittingly re-imagined this memoir for the stage, creating a world as vivid and transformative as the stage itself. The show features a first-rate cast led by Tony Shalhoub, Andrea Martin and Santino Fontana.

 

ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
Fiction

 

Providing unique access to some of the most compelling artists of our time, Season 7 of ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY features a dozen artists from the United States, Europe and Latin America, and transports viewers to artistic projects across the country and around the world. In locations as diverse as a Bronx public housing project, a military testing facility in the Nevada desert, a jazz festival in Sweden and an activist neighborhood in Mexico, the artists reveal intimate and personal insights into their lives and creative processes.

 

Fiction
What makes a compelling story? Exploring the virtues of ambiguity, Omer Fast, Katharina Grosse and Joan Jonas mix genres and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern not simply what stories mean, but how and why they come to have meaning.

 

 

ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
Investigation

 

Providing unique access to some of the most compelling artists of our time, Season 7 of ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY features a dozen artists from the United States, Europe and Latin America, and transports viewers to artistic projects across the country and around the world. In locations as diverse as a Bronx public housing project, a military testing facility in the Nevada desert, a jazz festival in Sweden and an activist neighborhood in Mexico, the artists reveal intimate and personal insights into their lives and creative processes.


Investigation
Can acts of engagement and exploration be works of art in themselves‌ Leonardo Drew, Thomas Hirschhorn and Graciela Iturbide use their practices as tools for personal and intellectual discovery, simultaneously documenting and producing new realities in the process.