Thursday, March 13, 2014

Archibald Motley Film Series: The Satirical Edge - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Nasher Museum presents a film series to complement the exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.  The films are free and open to all. 


The first installment of the Archibald Motley film series, entitled “The Satirical Edge,” explores the artist’s irreverent sense of humor through related films. Included are the short film The Melancholy Dame (1929, 21 minutes) featuring an all-black cast, followed by legendary stand-up performance Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip (1982, 96 minutes). The films are free and open to all.