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Artist’s Choice Summer Film Series: ‘Blade Runner’, selected by Jenny Holzer

  • Wed 24 July 2019
  • 7 pm

Hauser & Wirth’s 3rd Annual Summer Film Series concludes with Ridley Scott's ‘Blade Runner’, selected by Jenny Holzer. In the 21st century, a corporation develops human clones to be used as slaves in colonies outside the Earth, identified as replicants. In 2019, a former police officer is hired to hunt down a fugitive group of clones living undercover in Los Angeles. Screening begins at 8 PM, and the rooftop opens at 7 PM. Artist’s Choice Summer Film Series is a program of free evening film screenings that will take place on the rooftop of the gallery’s West 22nd Street location in June and July. With films selected by gallery artists Rita Ackermann, Jenny Holzer, Roni Horn, Amy Sherald, and Lorna Simpson. Summer Film Series will present a vibrant collection of cinematic works that illustrate the many ways in which the moving image provides a rich source of inspiration for­­ visual artists. An assortment of drinks and light snacks will be available on the roof from the Roth Bar during each of the screenings. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets. While screenings are free, advanced booking is essential due to limited seating. Blade Runner by Ridley Scott (1 hour 58 minutes)

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