Event: 'GET REEL Film: The Swimmer' Print
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 6:30 pm
Duration: 1 Hour

GET REEL Film: The Swimmer

Thursday, May 30, 6:30 pm, Chiego Lecture Hall


From private backyard swimming pools in the affluent suburbs to a crowded public pool, Ned Merrill (Burt Lancaster) swims his way home, encountering love, power, despair, and ruin. Based on the short story by John Cheever. USA. 1968. English, 95 min., color. Not rated. © Sony Pictures



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.

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