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Walker Moving Image Commissions 2017

  • Thursday June 15–Sunday September 10

The Walker Moving Image Commissions returns for a second season this summer. Artists Marwa Arsanios, Yto Barrada, Renée Green, and Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz have each been commissioned to create a new work to be shown online. Their works respond to the inspirations, inquiry, and influence of Harun Farocki (1944–2014), a key artist in the Walker’s Ruben/Bentson Moving Image Collection. Farocki’s…

June 16

Monterey Pop

“With his characteristic vérité style, D. A. Pennebaker captured it all, immortalizing moments that have become legend.”

—Criterion

  • Friday–Saturday, June 16–17
  • 79 min.
  • Dir. D. A. Pennebaker
  • Released 1968

Revel in the sounds from 1967’s “Summer of Love” with the 50th-anniversary 4K restoration of Monterey Pop, D. A. Pennebaker’s groundbreaking documentary that inaugurated the next movement in rock history. Featuring performances by Janis Joplin, the Mamas and the Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, Canned Heat, the Who, Jimi Hendrix, Ravi Shankar, and many more, Monterey Pop is the next best thing to time travel…