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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will pay tribute to the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter, Larry McMurtry, Texas’s most famous literary and cinematic son, who passed away in March 2021. Through his books, screenplays, and the films adapted from his books, some feel that McMurtry, more than anyone else, shaped the way that the world sees Texas.

Guest host and McMurtry devotee, Bud Kennedy of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, will kick off the exploration of McMurtry’s cinematic works. Film scholar and SXSW co-founder Louis Black will join remotely.

Schedule of events

  • July 31: Lonesome Dove Part I (12 pm) & Part II (2 pm)
  • August 1: Lonesome Dove Part III & IV
  • August 7: Hud
  • August 14: The Last Picture Show/50th Anniversary
  • August 15: Texasville

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will pay tribute to the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter, Larry McMurtry, Texas’s most famous literary and cinematic son, who passed away in March 2021. Through his books, screenplays, and the films adapted from his books, some feel that McMurtry, more than anyone else, shaped the way that the world sees Texas.

Guest host and McMurtry devotee, Bud Kennedy of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, will kick off the exploration of McMurtry’s cinematic works. Film scholar and SXSW co-founder Louis Black will join remotely.

Schedule of events

  • July 31: Lonesome Dove Part I (12 pm) & Part II (2 pm)
  • August 1: Lonesome Dove Part III & IV
  • August 7: Hud
  • August 14: The Last Picture Show/50th Anniversary
  • August 15: Texasville

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will pay tribute to the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter, Larry McMurtry, Texas’s most famous literary and cinematic son, who passed away in March 2021. Through his books, screenplays, and the films adapted from his books, some feel that McMurtry, more than anyone else, shaped the way that the world sees Texas.

Guest host and McMurtry devotee, Bud Kennedy of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, will kick off the exploration of McMurtry’s cinematic works. Film scholar and SXSW co-founder Louis Black will join remotely.

Schedule of events

  • July 31: Lonesome Dove Part I (12 pm) & Part II (2 pm)
  • August 1: Lonesome Dove Part III & IV
  • August 7: Hud
  • August 14: The Last Picture Show/50th Anniversary
  • August 15: Texasville

WHEN

WHERE

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
https://www.themodern.org/films

TICKET INFO

$7-$10
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