McNay Art Museum
6000 North New Braunfels San Antonio Texas 78209
San Antonio, TX 78209
6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013
Galleries | Art,
Movies | Film
From private backyard swimming pools in the affluent suburbs to a crowded public pool, Ned Merrill (Burt Lancaster) swims his way home. On the way he re-visits his past, encountering love, power, despair, and ruin. Based on a short story by John Cheever. USA. 1968. English, 95 min., color. Not rated.
The McNay Contemporary Collectors Forum (MCCF) presents GET REEL, a program featuring critically acclaimed independent and foreign films and videos. From May through July, GET REEL features French and American takes on summer love, loss, and adventure. In August, join us for the award-winning documentary on artist Vik Muniz, winner of the 2012 MCCF View & Vote selection currently on view in Majority Rules: A Decade of Contemporary Art Acquisitions. Admission is free. Some films may not be appropriate for all audiences. Wine reception precedes screenings at 6:00 pm.