The Museum, in collaboration with Railroad Square Cinema, presents this series of films related to current exhibitions and collections. Director John Huston’s classic film adaptation of Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick will be shown in conjunction with the exhibition, Alex Katz/Moby Dick on view at the Colby College Museum of Art through March 1, 2020. The film, which is set in 19th-century New England, tells the story of the lost whaling ship Pequod and its captain’s self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. Colby College Museum of Art Lunder Curator for Whistler Studies Justin McCann will introduce the film. This screening is free and open to the public. Unrated. 1h 56 min.
For questions, please contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands.