7 – 9PM
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: CANDY MOUNTAIN, 30th Anniversary Screening
Join us for a 30th anniversary screening of Robert Frank and Rudy Wurlitzer’s CANDY MOUNTAIN
, starring Kevin J. O’Connor as a struggling musician on a quest to meet a legendary guitar maker. This underseen take on the road movie features Joe Strummer, David “Buster Poindexter” Johansen, Tom Waits, Laurie Metcalf, Dr. John, Leon Redbone, and Rockets Redglare.
35mm print from the Yale Film Archive.
Also playing in our Robert Frank Weekend: the 2015 documentary DON’T BLINK – ROBERT FRANK on April 14, followed by a discussion with director Laura Israel and journalist Nicholas Dawidoff.
A presentation of the Yale Film Study Center and Films at the Whitney with support from Paul L. Joskow, ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.