Through the end of the month, Metrograph has invited a number of writers and artists—as well as director Jack Hazan—to present screenings of the 4K restoration of A BIGGER SPLASH, Hazan’s time capsule of David Hockney and Peter Schlesinger’s London and New York life in the early 1970s.
Hazan will participate in a post-screening Q & A on Saturday, June 22, after the 7 pm show, and Ryan McNamara will introduce the 7:15 pm screening on Sunday, June 23.
Jeremy O. Harris will introduce the 9:30 pm screening on Friday, June 28, and on Saturday, June 29, at 5:30, there will be a Q & A and book signing with Catherine Cusset, author of Life ofDavid Hockney: A Novel.
On Sunday, June 30, filmmaker Matt Wolf will introduce the 6:15 pm show.
A Bigger Splash, directed by Jack Hazan, from top: David Hockney in London painting Peter Schlesinger in the Portrait of an Artist(Pool with Two Figures); photographs used in composition of the painting; scenes from A BiggerSplash (6), including Schlesinger leaning on sliding glass door. Images courtesy Metrograph Pictures.