Museum town / produced by Jennifer Trainer, Noah Bashevkin, Ivy Meeropol ; directed by Jennifer Trainer.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library||DVD 708.144 M (Text)||39493110094309||Adult Video||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [New York] : Kino Lorber, 
Title from sell sheet.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2019.
Special feature: trailer.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Narrated by Meryl Streep.
Nick Cave, David Byrne, Laurie Anderson.
Tells the story of a unique museum, the small town it calls home, and the great risk, hope, and power of art to transform a desolate post-industrial city. MASS MoCA is the largest museum for contemporary art in the world, but just three decades before, its vast brick buildings were the abandoned relics of a massive shuttered factory. How did such a wildly improbable transformation come to be? A testament to tenacity and imagination, Museum Town traces the remarkable story of how a small rural Massachusetts town went from economic collapse to art mecca. Threaded with interviews of a diverse cast, a tattoed curator, a fabricator, former factory worker, and shopkeepers, the film also looks at the artistic process itself, tracking the work and ideas of celebrated artist Nick Cave as he creates his groundbreaking installation at MASS MoCA, UNTIL. With appearances by artists ranging from James Turrell to David Byrne, narration by Meryl Streep, and a soundtrack from John Stirratt of Wilco, the film captures the meeting of small-town USA and the global art world as it tells a tale that is, like any great artwork, soulful, thought-provoking and unforgettable.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, wide screen.
English dialogue; English subtitles.
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|Subject:||Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
Art, Modern > 21st century.
Museums > Massachusetts.
North Adams (Mass.) > History.