Thursday, January 31, 2013

Common Threads at MOMA in New York

Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's Oscar-winning film Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt will play at The Museum of Modern Art in New York on Sunday, February 3 at 5:30pm and on Thursday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m.  The film is showing as part of the Museum's Oscar’s Docs, 1955–2002: American Stories.  Common Threads, narrated by Dustin Hoffman and featuring an original vocal score by Bobby McFerrin, recounts the first decade of the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. through five stories woven into the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. The directors will be present at the February 14th screening to introduce the film and for a Q & A after.

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