, Luis Buñuel, along with co-writer Salvidor Dalí, sought to subvert everything sacred to contemporary morality, including conventional storytelling methods. They created L'Age D'or, an inflammatory, blasphemous work, so upsetting, it sparked riots at its premiere. He charted previously unknown territory on how film could consume the sensibilities of the viewer. It is a monumental work of art and a genius comedy, unlike any other film.
The ArthouseFW - Buñuel Series emphasizes the Spanish director Luis Buñuel’s surreal criticism of society throughout his career. The selections highlight Buñuel’s stylistic coherence that has defined him as one of the most accomplished auteurs in cinematic history. The series will play at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth as part of an ongoing partnership with the Lone Star Film Society.