The winner of the first ever Academy Award for Best Picture, Wings (1927) tells the story of two World War I airmen who seek the love of the same woman. Filmed in Texas, this action-packed film features some of the most daring air battles in filmmaking history and exhibits the absolute talent of the early cinematic master William A. Wellman.
The ArthouseFW - Silent Sunday films present the visionaries of early cinema who pioneered film and narrative techniques, shifting movies from a simple means of entertainment to a serious artistic medium. Each film in this series will be presented alongside unique live musical accompaniment in the Kimbell Art Museum's Renzo Piano pavilion. This installment of ArthouseFW is presented by the Lone Star Film Society and the Kimbell Art Museum.